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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 21: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Superficial arteries of the sole of the foot (the right foot).

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Superficial arteries of the sole of the foot (the right foot)

a) Calcaneus, tuberosity.
b) Tuberosity of metatarsal V.
c) Head of metatarsal I.
d) m. Flexor digitorum pedis communis brevis (s. perforatus).
e) m. abductor hallucis.
f) m. Flexor hallucis brevis.
g) m. Flexor hallucis longus.
h) m. Flexor digitorum pedis communis longus.
i) m. Quadratus plantae (s. caro quadrata Sylvii).
k) m. abductor digiti V pedis.
l) m. flexor brevis digiti V pedis.
m) m. transversus pedis.

  1. artery tibialis posterior.
  2. artery lateral plantar.
  3. branch of the medial plantar artery.
  4. artery lateral plantar digiti V.
  5. origin of the deep plantar arch.
  6. artery plantaris medialis (from tibialis posterior artery).
  7. plantar interosseous arteries from the division of the plantar digital arteries.

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