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

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of pelvic limb > Fibularis brevis

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Description

Origin: Lateral surface of the distal two thirds of the fibula and tibia, almost as far as the lateral malleolus.

Insertion: Proximal end of metatarsal 5.

Action: Flexion of the tarsal joint.

Nerve: Peroneus profundus.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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