Fibularis longus - Musculus fibularis [peron(a)eus] longus

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Origin: Lateral condyle of the tibia, the fibular collateral ligament of the femorotibial joint, and the proximal end of the fibula.

Insertion: Fourth tarsal and on the plantar surfaces of all of the metatarsals.

Action: Rotation of the hind paw medially so that the plantar surface faces laterally; flexion of the tarsus.

Nerve: Peroneus

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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