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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

Tibia (Shinbone)

The Tibia is the second largest bone within the body situated on the medial side in the leg. The tibia is the pre-axial bone and homologous with the lateral bone of the forearm, the radius. It carries weight of the body from femur to the foot. Parts

Adductor Longus

Adductor Longus is a triangular muscle which is located in the exact same plane as pectineus. It forms the floor and medial boundary of the femoral triangle. Origin It originates by a rounded tendon from the front of the body of pubis in the angle between the

Anterior Compartment of The Leg – Muscles, Arteries, Nerves

Boundaries Anterior: Deep fascia of the leg. Medial: Lateral surface of the shaft of the tibia. Lateral: Anterior intermuscular septum. Posterior: Interosseous membrane. Contents Muscles: 4 muscles (tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, and peroneus tertius). Artery: Anterior tibial artery. Nerve: Deep peroneal nerve (anterior

Plantar Arteries

Plantar Arteries are of two types- medial and lateral.   Medial Plantar Artery The medial plantar artery is the smaller terminal branch of the posterior tibial artery. It originates below the flexor retinaculum and appears in the sole deep to abductor hallucis escorted by the medial plantar

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