Medial dorsal cutaneous nerve | definition of medial dorsal cutaneous nerve by Medical dictionary
medial dorsal cutaneous nerve
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me·di·al dor·sal cu·ta·ne·ous nerve [TA]
the medial terminal branch of the superficial fibular (peroneal) nerve, supplying the dorsum of the foot and dorsal nerves to the toes (except adjacent sides of great and second toes).
me·di·al dor·sal cu·ta·ne·ous nerve (mē'dē-al dōr'săl kyū-tā'nē-ŭs nĕrv) [TA]
medial dorsal cutaneous nerve terminal branch of superficial peroneal nerve; innervates medial aspect of first ray and second intermetatarsal space; may become compressed (entrapped) at first metatarsal-medial cuneiform joint area, causing dermatomal distal paraesthesia and pain (see intermediate dorsal cutaneous nerve)