Dissection of medial aspect of left foot and ankle

Superficial nerves and blood vessels of foot, medial view

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Dissection of medial aspect of left foot and ankle
Superficial nerves and blood vessels of foot, medial view
The tela subcutanea has been dissected to reveal the superficial nerves, arteries and veins of the medial aspect of the left foot. A margin of skin and subcutaneous tissue has been preserved at the borders of the dissected area. Copyright holder
1 . Medial malleolus
2 . Flexor retinaculum
3 . Medial calcaneal branches of tibial nerve
4 . Calcaneal branch of the posterior tibial artery
5 . Calcaneus
6 . Tela subcutanea
7 . Abductor hallucis muscle (covered by fascia)
8 . Plantar aponeurosis
9 . Greater saphenous vein
10 . Saphenous nerve
11 . Dorsal medial cutaneous nerve (note branch crossing superficial to saphenous nerve to reach plantar aspect of foot)
12 . Fascia overlying metatarsophalangeal joint