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18 03, 2017

Plantar Nerves

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There are 2 plantar nerves- medial and lateral. Medial Plantar Nerve The medial plantar nerve is the pre-axial nerve of the foot. Origin And Course It's the bigger terminal branch of the tibial nerve and starts deep to flexor retinaculum. [...]

18 03, 2017

Tibial Nerve

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The tibial nerve is the bigger terminal branch of the sciatic nerve. It originates above the popliteal fossa and enters downward successively via the middle of popliteal fossa and posterior compartment of the leg, and after that enters the sole [...]

17 03, 2017

Peroneal Artery

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Origin It's the largest and most essential branch of the posterior tibial artery. It gives blood supply to the posterior and lateral compartments of the leg. Course and Relationships It originates 2.5 cm below the lower border of popliteus. It [...]

17 03, 2017

Posterior Tibial Artery

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Origin It's the bigger of both terminal branches of the popliteal artery because its branches not only provide the posterior compartment but also the lateral compartment of the leg and the sole of the foot. Course and Relationships It starts [...]

17 03, 2017

Posterior Compartment of The Leg

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It's the largest osseofascial compartment of the leg. Borders And Subdivisions Anterior: Posterior surfaces of the tibia, fibula, interosseous membrane, and posterior intermuscular septum. Posterior: Deep fascia of the leg extending from the medial border of the tibia to the [...]

17 03, 2017

Peroneal Muscles

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Peroneus Longus The peroneus longus is the longer, bigger, and much more superficial of both muscles of the lateral compartment. It's bipennate in the upper part and unipennate in the lower part. Origin It appears from: upper two third of [...]

17 03, 2017

Peroneal Retinacula

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The peroneal retinacula are 2 thick bands of deep fascia on the lateral side of ankle which keep the long tendons of peroneus longus and peroneus brevis in position and serve as a pulley for them. Superior Peroneal Retinaculum The [...]

17 03, 2017

Lateral Compartment of The Leg

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Boundaries Anterior: Anterior intermuscular septum. Posterior: Posterior intermuscular septum. Medial: Lateral surface of the fibula. Lateral: Deep fascia of the leg. Contents Muscles: Peroneus longus and peroneus brevis. Nerve: Superficial peroneal nerve. Artery: The lateral compartment of the leg doesn't [...]

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