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Nerves

Superficial Peroneal Nerve (Musculocutaneous Nerve of The Leg)

Superficial Peroneal Nerve is the nerve of the lateral compartment of the leg. Origin It is 1 of the 2 terminal branches of the common peroneal nerve given in the neck of the fibula. The point of origin is in the substance of peroneus longus on the

Tibial Nerve

Tibial Nerve is a large branch of the Sciatic nerve. the point of origin is above the popliteal fossa and goes downward respectively through middle of popliteal fossa and posterior compartment of leg and afterwards goes into sole of foot by passing deep to the flexor retinaculum

Plantar Nerves

Plantar Nerves are the nerves that go through the ankle joint to the sole of the foot. Plantar refers to anything that is related to the sole of the foot. There are 2 plantar nerves- medial and lateral. Medial Plantar Nerve The medial plantar nerve is the

Femoral Nerve

Femoral Nerve is the main nerve of anterior compartment of thigh. It originates from the dorsal sections of the anterior primary rami of L2, L3, L4 nerves and is the largest branch of lumbar plexus. It goes into the thigh behind the inguinal ligament and lateral to

Cutaneous Innervation of The Lower Limb

The branches of nerves of sacral and lumbar plexuses are the points of origin of cutaneous nerves that supply the lower limb , the exception being some proximal unisegmental nerves that originate from T12 or L1 spinal nerves. The lateral and posterior cutaneous nerves of thigh and

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