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1

The Sural Nerve Runs with what?

Lesser SAPHENOUS Vein

2

Nerve Supply to the DEEP Posterior Compartment of the Leg

Tibialis Nerve

3

The Peroneus Longus is ____ to the Peroneus Brevis.

More Superficial

4

Nerve Supply of the LATERAL Compartment of the Leg

Superficial Fibular Nerve

- Deep to Peroneus Longus

5

Characteristics of the Tibia

- Most common leg bone to be broken

- Poor Blood supply

- Anteromedial surface is BARE

- Soleal (Oblique) Line on Post. Surface

6

Blood supply of the DEEP Posterior Compartment of the Leg

Posterior Tibial Artery

7

Innervation of the Anterior Compartment of the Leg

Deep Peroneal (Fibular) Nerve

8

Blood Supply of the Anterior Compartment of the Leg

Anterior Tibial Artery

9

Blood Supply of the LATERAL Compartment of the Leg

- No major arteries in the Lateral Compartment

- Muscular branches arise from the Peroneal Artery

10

Muscles of the LATERAL Compartment of the Leg

- Peroneus LONGUS

- Peroneus BREVIS

11

Crura Fascia

- Continuous w/ Fascia Latae

- Deep Fascia of the Leg

12

Blood supply of the Superficial Posterior Compartment of the Leg

- POST. Tibial Artery

- Peroneal (Fibular) Artery

13

Characteristics of the Fibula

- Lateral Malleolus Important for ANKLE Stability

- Site for muscle attachment

14

Fxn of the Anterior Compartment of the Leg

- Toe Extension

- Ankle Dorsiflexion

15

Muscles of the DEEP Post. Compartment of the Leg.

1. Popliteus

2. Flexor DIGITORUM Longus

3. Flexor HALLUCIS Longus

4. Tibialis Posterior

16

Nerve Supply to the Superficial Post. Compartment of the Leg

Tibial Nerve

17

The Tibial nerve supplies what?

ALL the Muscles in the POSTERIOR compartment of the leg

18

Characteristics of the Gastrocnemius Muscle

- Crosses BOTH Knee and Ankle

- 2 Heads form INF Boundaris of the Popliteal fossa

- Lateral head may have a Sesamoid bone

19

Muscles of the ANTERIOR Compartment of the Leg

- Tibialis Anterior

- Extensor DIGITORUM Longus

- Extensor HALLUCIS Longus

- Peroneus (Fibularis) Tertius