Dissection of anterior aspect of left leg

Muscles of left leg and foot, anterior view

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Image #191-7
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Dissection of anterior aspect of left leg
Muscles of left leg and foot, anterior view
The superficial structures of the leg and foot have been removed from this specimen. Views of the superficial vessels and nerves of the leg are shown elsewhere (193-1, 194-1, 194-3). The deep fascia has been resected from the leg and foot, with the exception of the thickened extensor retinacula (6, 13) which have been retained across the ankle.
1 . Patellar ligament
2 . Soleus muscle
3 . Medial surface of tibia
4 . Extensor hallucis longus muscle
5 . Medial malleolus
6 . Inferior extensor retinaculum
7 . Extensor hallucis brevis muscle
8 . metatarsal bone
9 . 1st dorsal interosseus muscle
10 . Tibialis anterior muscle
11 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle
12 . Peroneus tertius muscle
13 . Superior extensor retinaculum
14 . Lateral malleolus