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Lower Limb

Leg Muscles

Muscles of the leg include muscles of the thigh and foot. Leg muscles functions to perform all the motions and movements of the lower limb like standing, running, dancing etc. Leg muscles can be divided into 3 compartments: Anterior compartment, posterior compartment and lateral compartment. Muscles of

Profunda Femoris Artery (Deep Femoral Artery)

Deep Femoral Artery is the main supplier of blood to the muscles of all the 3 compartments of the thigh and is the biggest branch of femoral artery. It is also known as profunda femoris artery. The Deep Femoral Artery originates by Lateral side of femoral artery

Tibiofibular Joints

There are 3 joints between the tibia and fibula: (a) superior tibiofibular, (b) middle tibiofibular, and (c) inferior tibiofibular. Superior Tibiofibular Joint The superior tibiofibular joint is a small plane type of synovial joint between the head of fibula and the lateral condyle of tibia. It might

Extensor Digitorum Brevis

It is a small muscle situated on the lateral part of the dorsum of the foot, deep to the tendons of extensor digitorum longus.It is the only muscle on the back of the foot and forms a fleshy enlargement anterior to the lateral malleolus. Tendon The flat

Interosseous Membrane of Leg

The interosseous membrane of the leg is a strong fibrous sheet of connective tissue which extends across the distance in between confronting interosseous boundaries of the tibial and fibular shafts. With the exception of superior part where a ligamentous band ascends via the tibia to fibula, the

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