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1

How many muscles are in the lateral compartment of the leg?

2

2

Which muscles are in the lateral compartment of the leg?

Fibularis longus
Fibularis brevis

3

What is the common function of the muscles in the lateral compartment of the leg?

Eversion of the foot

4

What is another name for the Fibularis longus/brevis?

Peroneal longus/brevis

5

What is the action of the Fibularis longus?

Eversion of the foot
Plantarflexion of the foot

6

What innervates the Fibularis longus?

Superficial fibular (Peroneal) nerve

7

What does the common fibular nerve split into?

Superficial fibular nerve
Deep fibular nerve

8

What innervates the Fibularis brevis?

Superficial fibular nerve

9

What is the action of the Fibularis brevis?

Weak evertor if the foot