Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Muscles; Muscular system > Muscles of lower limb > Compartments > Lateral compartment of leg; Fibular compartment of leg; Peroneal compartment of leg



The lateral compartment of the leg contains:

  • Fibularis longus
  • Fibularis brevis

Theses musces are foot evertors and for foot plantarflexion, supplied by the superficial fibular nerve and perforating branches of the anterior tibial artery and the fibular artery.

This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from


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