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Muscular Branches of Deep Fibular Nerve (Left)
Nervous System

Muscular Branches of Deep Fibular Nerve (Left)

Rami musculares nervi fibularis profundi

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Quick Facts

Origin: Deep fibular nerve.

Course: Extend to the muscles of the anterior compartment of the leg.

Branches: None.

Supply: Tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, fibularis tertius muscles.

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Origin

Muscular branches arise from the deep fibular nerve as it descends in the anterior compartment of the leg.

Course

The muscular branches of the deep fibular nerve descend in the anterior compartment of the leg to their designated muscle.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The muscular branches of the deep fibular nerve provide motor innervation to the tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, and fibularis tertius muscles.

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Deep Fibular Nerve

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The deep fibular nerve begins in the lateral compartment deep to the fibularis longus as one of the two divisions of the common fibular nerve, which was previously called the deep peroneal nerve.

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