Flashcards in Lab 16: Lateral Compartment of Leg Deck (7):
primary origin of peroneus longus
crural fascia and two intermuscular septa
- also originates from head of fibula and the upper 1/2 of the lateral surface of the fibular shaft
origin of peroneus brevis
- crural fascia, fibula and intermuscular septa
- osseous origin = distal 2/3 of lateral surface of fibular shaft (partially overlapping the peroneus longus)
insertion of peroneus brevis
tuberosity of 5th met
distal attachment peroneus longus
medial cuneiform and base of met of 1st toe
deep and superficial peroneal n. unite to form ...
common peroneal n.
where is the common peroneal n. in relation to peroneus longus and brevis?
common peroneal n. courses around the neck of the fibula and into a tunnel between the peroneus longus and fibula