Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Cross sections of right foot

Section of foot through distal ends of metatarsals, viewed from in front

Image #204-5

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Foot and toes.

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Cross sections of right foot
Section of foot through distal ends of metatarsals, viewed from in front
The plane of this section is 6 mm. posterior to that of the section shown in the preceding view. The direction of view has been reversed for the present photograph so that the distal surface is illustrated in relation to the remainder of the foot. In the remaining sections of this series the distal surfaces are shown.
1 . Right pointer: Extensor digitorum longus muscle (tendon to 2nd toe) Left pointer: Extensor digitorum brevis muscle (tendon to 2nd toe passing obliquely medially)
2 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle (tendon to 3rd toe)
3 . Right pointer: 2nd dorsal interosseous muscIe Left pointer: 1st plantar interosseous muscle
4 . Transverse head of adductor hallucis muscle
5 . 4th dorsal interosseus muscle
6 . 3rd plantar interosseous muscle
7 . 5th metatarsal bone
8 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
9 . Extensor hallucis brevis muscle (tendon)
10 . Extensor hallucis longus muscle (tendon)
11 . 1st dorsal interosseus muscle
12 . Metatarsal bone
13 . Abductor hallucis muscle
14 . Flexor hallucis brevis muscle
15 . Flexor hallucis longus muscle (tendon)
16 . Oblique head of adductor hallucis muscle
17 . Left pointer: Flexor digitorum longus and brevis muscles (to 2nd toe) Right pointer: 1st lumbrical muscle
18 . Left pointer: Flexor digitorum longus and brevis muscles (to 3rd toe) Right pointer: 2nd lumbrical muscle
19 . Plantar aponeurosis (several thick tendon-like bundles of aponeurotic fibers visible in this plane)
20 . Common plantar digital nerve
21 . Flexor digitorum longus muscle et brevis (to 4th toe)
22 . Flexor digitorum longus muscle (to 5th toe)
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