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Dissection of plantar aspect of left foot

Adductor hallucis muscle, general view

Image #201-7

KEYWORDS: Foot and toes, Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of plantar aspect of left foot
Adductor hallucis muscle, general view
The flexor tendons have been cut off and removed. The plantar interosseous fascia has been removed distally nearly as far as the heads of the metatarsals. The transverse and oblique heads of the adductor hallucis (3, 5) have been uncovered.
1 . Flexor hallucis longus muscle (tendon, cut off in digital sheath)
2 . Synovial sheath
3 . Transverse head of adductor hallucis muscle
4 . Metatarsal bone
5 . Oblique head of adductor hallucis muscle
6 . Medial cuneiform bone
7 . Tuberosity of navicular bone
8 . Tibialis posterior muscle (tendon of insertion)
9 . Groove for flexor digitorum longus muscle
10 . Groove for flexor hallucis longus muscle
11 . Plantar aponeurosis (attachment to tuberosity of calcaneus)
12 . Flexor tendons (cut off in digital sheaths)
13 . 4th lumbrical muscle
14 . Branch of deep plantar nerve to adductor hallucis
15 . Interosseous muscle
16 . Plantar metatarsal artery
17 . Flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle
18 . Tuberosity of 5th metatarsal bone
19 . Deep branch lateral plantar nerve
20 . Peroneus longus muscle (tendon, covered by ligaments)
21 . Quadratus plantae muscle (cut off)
22 . Long plantar ligament
23 . Area of origin of abductor digiti minimi muscle