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ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF THE LEG

Anatomy-Lower Limb

ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF THE LEG

1. Space b/w the deep fascia and interosseous membrane.
2. Bounded medially by the tibia and laterally by the fibula + anterior intermuscular septum.
3. 4 Muscles - tibialis anterior, extensor halucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, peroneus tertius. The tendons of these muscles pass beneath the superior extensor retinaculum to enter the foot.
4. Others - deep peroneal nerve, anterior tibial vessels.


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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: Case courtesy of Dr Jeremy Jones, Radiopaedia.org . From the case rID: 36325 [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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