Tibial nerve

Nervio: Tibial nerve Plan of sacral and pudendal plexuses. (Tibial nerve labeled at center left.) Nerves of the right lower extremity Posterior view. Latin n. tibialis Gray's subject #213 960 Innervates Medial: abductor hallucis, flexor digitorum brevis, flexor hallucis brevis, first lumbrical Lateral: quadratus plantae, flexor digiti minimi, adductor hallucis, the interossei, three lumbricals. and abductor digiti minimi From sacral plexus via sciatic nerve To medial plantar nerve, lateral plantar nerve MeSH A08.800.800.720.450.760.820 The tibial nerve is a branch of the sciatic nerve. The tibial nerve passes through the popliteal fossa to pass below the arch of soleus. In the popliteal fossa the nerve gives off branches to gastrocnemius, popliteus, soleus and plantaris, and the sural nerve. The sural nerve is joined by fibres from the common peroneal nerve and runs down the calf to supply the lateral side of the foot. Below the soleus muscle the nerve lies close to the tibia and supplies the tibialis posterior, the flexor digitorum longus and the flexor hallucis longus. The nerve passes into the foot below the medial malleolus. Here it is bound down by the flexor retinaculum in company with the posterior tibial artery. Contents 1 Branches 1.1 Nervio plantar medial 1.2 Lateral plantar nerve 2 Imágenes adicionales 3 External links Branches In the foot, the nerve divides into medial and lateral plantar branches. Medial plantar nerve The medial plantar nerve supplies: the abductor hallucis, the flexor digitorum brevis, the flexor hallucis brevis and the first lumbrical. Cutaneous distribution of the medial planter nerve is to the medial sole and medial three and one half toes, including the nail beds on the dorsum (like the median nerve in the hand).  Lateral plantar nerve The lateral plantar nerve supplies quadratus plantae, flexor digiti minimi, adductor hallucis, the interossei, three lumbricals. and abductor digiti minimi. Cutaneous innervation is to the lateral sole and lateral one and one half toes (like the ulnar nerve).  Additional images Cross-section through middle of leg. Diagram of the segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Posterior view. Diagram of the segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the sole of the foot. External links Duke Orthopedics tibial_nerve Image - upper, at comcast.net Image - lower, at southfloridasportsmedicine.com This boxview• talk• edit Nerves of lower limbs and lower torso: the lumbosacral plexus lumbar plexus: iliohypogastric - ilioinguinal - genitofemoral (femoral branch/lumboinguinal, genital branch) - lateral cutaneous of thigh (patellar) - obturator (anterior, cutaneous, posterior, accessory) - femoral (anterior cutaneous branches, saphenous) sacral/coccygeal plexus: to quadratus femoris - to obturator internus - to the piriformis - superior gluteal - inferior gluteal - posterior cutaneous of thigh (inferior cluneal, perineal branches) sciatic: tibial (medial sural cutaneous, sural, medial calcaneal, medial plantar, lateral plantar) - common fibular (lateral sural cutaneous, deep fibular, superficial fibular, medial dorsal cutaneous, intermediate dorsal cutaneous) pudendal plexus: perforating cutaneous - pudendal (dorsal of the penis/clitoris, inferior anal, perineal and posterior scrotal/labial) - anococcygeal cutaneous innervation of the lower limbs de:Nervus tibialis fr:Nerf tibial This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (ver autores).

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