peroneus

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muscle of the lower leg that is involved in moving the foot

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The modifications at the point of insertion of Tibialis Posterior (first slip passed through the extensor hallucis longus and second slip through extensor digitorum longus with the peroneus tertius tendon (10) and sutured to it and the underlying periosteum) may have also contributed.
Peroneus tertius, the only other ankle dorsiflexor in the model, was coactivated with the tibialis anterior while using the best result with the plantar flexors (both gastrocnemii and peroneus longus).
Peroneus tertius, sometimes thought of as an offshoot of extensor digitorum longus, also should be considered an assistor of dorsiflexion, (27) though it is absent in (10.
The rest of the surface is harvested with little cuff of soleus, peroneus tertius and FHL muscles.
The deep peroneal nerve runs anteriorly, supplying motor branches to the tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus and extensor digitorum brevis, ankle and toe dorsiflexors, and finally the peroneus tertius, a minor ankle evertor.
The anterior compartment has 4 muscles: the extensor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longus, peroneus tertius and tibialis anterior.
11) The anterior compartment contains the tibialis anterior, extensor hallicus longus, extensor digitorum longus, and peroneus tertius.
CASE REPORT: During routine dissection for the first MBBS students, we observed that the peroneus tertius was absent on the dorsum of the Right lower limb of a 50 years old, donated embalmed male cadaver in the Department of Anatomy, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.