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DEEP POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF LEG-TIBIALIS POSTERIOR

Anatomy-Lower Limb

DEEP POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF LEG-TIBIALIS POSTERIOR

1. O: posterior tibia (below soleal line) + posterior interosseous membrane + posterior fibula.
2. I: its tendon grooves the back of the medial malleolus, passes above the sustentaculum tali to be inserted into the navicular tuberosity + 3 cuneiforms.
3. NS: tibial n.
4. A: plantar flexion + inversion of foot.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 7 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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