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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of posterior aspect of left leg

Superficial nerves and blood vessels of leg, posterior view

Image #194-3

KEYWORDS: Leg, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Dissection of posterior aspect of left leg
Superficial nerves and blood vessels of leg, posterior view
1 . Perforating vein (connecting with veins in gastrocnemius muscle)
2 . Lateral cutaneous sural nerve
3 . Crural fascia
4 . Lesser saphenous vein
5 . Tela subcutanea
6 . Cutaneous branch of posterior tibial artery
7 . Branch of medial sural cutaneous nerve
8 . Communication between large and small saphenous veins
9 . Sural nerve
10 . Tendo calcaneus (covered by fascia)