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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 7. Lower Limb

Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 7. Lower Limb

Plate 7.40

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Jean J. Jew, M.D., and Paul C. Reimann, B.S.
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Plate 7.40

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Second digit, distal phalanx
2. Second metatarsal
3. Third digit, distal phalanx
4. Third digit, proximal phalanx
5. Fourth digit, middle phalanx
6. Fourth digit, proximal phalanx
7. Third metatarsal
8. Fourth metatarsal

9. Fifth metatarsal
10. Tendons mm. flexor digitorum brevis and longus
11. Lateral plantar a. and v.
12. Quadratus plantae m.
13. Flexor digiti minimi m.

14. Abductor digiti minimi m. and plantar aponeurosis
15. Calcaneus, tuberosity
16. Tendon m. flexor hallucis longus
17. Lateral plantar nerve
18. Medial plantar nerve and a.
19. Tendon m. flexor hallucis longus

20. First metatarsal, head
21. First digit (hallux), proximal phalanx
22. Interphalangeal joint
23. First digit (hallux), distal phalanx
24. Interosseous and lumbrical mm.
25. Fibrous digital sheath and second digit, proximal phalanx

This section is the superior (proximal) surface of the next section, looking distally.

This section passes through the calcaneus (15) and the first (20), second (2), third (7), fourth (8), and fifth (9) metatarsals. It cuts the proximal (21) and distal (23) phalanges of the first digit, the proximal and distal of the third (3, 4), and the proximal and middle of the fourth (5, 6). The lateral (17) and medial (18) plantar nerves are identified along with the lateral plantar artery (11).

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