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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Sagittal sections of right foot

Section through lateral part of foot, viewed from lateral side

Image #205-7

KEYWORDS: Ankle, Foot and toes.

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Sagittal sections of right foot
Section through lateral part of foot, viewed from lateral side
The plane of section traverses the fibula, the lateral parts of the talus and calcaneus, the cuboid bone and the fourth metatarsal.
1 . Flexor hallucis longus muscle
2 . Fibula
3 . Upper pointer: Posterior tibiofibular ligament Lower pointer: Posterior talofibular ligament
4 . Subtalar articulation
5 . Tarsal sinus
6 . Tuberosity of calcaneus
7 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle (covered superficially by lateral part of plantar aponeurosis)
8 . Long plantar ligament
9 . Calcaneocuboid articulation (part of transverse tarsal joint)
10 . Cuboid bone
11 . Peroneus longus muscle (tendon cut obliquely within tendon sheath)
12 . 2nd plantar interosseus muscle
13 . 4th dorsal interosseus muscle
14 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle
15 . Interosseous membrane of leg
16 . Tibia
17 . Talocrural articulation (pointer on lateral malleolar surface of trochlea of talus)
18 . Trochlea of talus
19 . Left pointer: Intermediate root of inferior extensor retinaculum Right pointer: Extensor digitorum longus muscle (tendons)
20 . Extensor hallucis brevis muscle
21 . Lateral tarsal artery
22 . Extensor digitorum brevis muscle (additional unlabeled part of muscle belly visible distally)
23 . Lateral cuneiform bone
24 . Base of 3rd metatarsal bone
25 . 3rd dorsal interosseus muscle
26 . 4th metatarsal bone
27 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle (tendon of insertion)
28 . Base of proximal phalanx
29 . 4th digit