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Muscular Branches of Superficial Fibular Nerve (Right)
Nervous System

Muscular Branches of Superficial Fibular Nerve (Right)

Rami musculares nervi fibularis superficialis

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Origin

The muscular branches of the superficial fibular nerve arise as the superficial fibular nerve passes between the fibularis longus and fibularis brevis muscles in the lateral compartment of the leg.

Supplied Structures

The muscular branches of the superficial fibular nerve provide motor innervation to the muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg (fibularis longus and brevis muscles).

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Superficial Fibular Nerve

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The superficial fibular nerve innervates the skin of the dorsum of the tarsus and metatarsus and emits the muscular branches to the tibialis cranialis, extensor digitalis longus and extensor digitalis lateralis muscles, and forms the digitalis dorsalis communis III and IV nerves.

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