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Deep Peroneal Nerve

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Anatomy of the common peroneal, deep and superficial fibular nerve.[1]
  • Other Names
    • Deep Fibular Nerve
  • Anatomic Course
    • Is one of two terminal branches of the common peroneal nerve.
    • It passes into the anterior compartment of the leg.
    • Courses medially under peroneus longus muscle.
    • Then it turns and courses inferiorly on the anterior aspect of the interosseous membrane.
    • The deep peroneal nerve passes under the extensor retinaculum at the ankle.


Vascular Supply


Clinical Significance

See Also


  1. Image courtesy of wikipedia.org, "Deep fibular nerve"
Created by:
Alaa Khader on 28 June 2022 10:28:42
Last edited:
28 June 2022 13:26:14