peroneus longus


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Related to peroneus longus: Peroneus tertius, Peroneus brevis

peroneus longus

Long fibular muscle (see there); musculus peroneus longus [NA6].

peroneus longus

The muscle arising from the lateral tibial condyle and the upper two thirds of the fibula and inserting on the lateral aspect of the first metatarsal and the associated portion of the first cuneiform. The peroneus longus is the primary contributor to the plantar flexion of the foot and the eversion of the ankle.
See also: peroneus
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(30.) Femino JE, Trepman E, Chisholm K, Razzano L: The role of the flexor hallucis longus and peroneus longus in the stabilizations of the ballet foot.
We assume that the triggering factor in the HO formation in the present case could be the severe ankle sprain experienced years prior, and the existence of the peroneus quartus muscle might have helped exacerbate the injury in the peroneus longus tendon.
"Subcutaneous Peroneus Longus Tendon Rupture Associated with Os Peroneum Fracture." Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 8 (2009): 705-08.
Normalized electromyography (nEMG) for the tibialis anterior (TA), peroneus longus (PL), peroneus brevis (PB) and soleus (SOL) in the left and right legs when they were the outside leg during the change-of-direction step in the Y-shaped agility in a typical basketball player.
Open eyes Closed eyes Improved cases 26/44 (59.1%) 25/44 (56.8%) Worsened cases 18/44 (40.9%) 19/44 (43.2%) % means improved 11.51% 10.64% % means worsening 10.91% 11.61% Table II--Statistical analysis (mean [+ or -] standard deviation) of tests with open and closed eyes, with (Y) and without (N) tape, related to postural control (COP = Centre of Pressure) and myoelectrical activity of Tibialis Anterior muscle (RMS TA) and of Peroneus Longus muscle (RMS PL).
During the harvest of peroneus longus the dissection on the lateral side of the fibula is between periosteum and muscle to increase the 3 Dimensional positioning of muscle.
In addition, AlloSource will send tibialis and peroneus longus tendon allografts to CryoLife for processing and distribution.
Carcuro, "Longitudinal tears of peroneus longus and brevis tendons: a gouty infiltration," The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, vol.
In the manual muscle test, muscular strength was reduced to 1/5 (left/right) as compared to the normal side for the anterior tibial, extensor hallucis longus and peroneus longus muscles.
Os peroneum is an accessory ossicle located within the substance of the peroneus longus tendon.
It passes deep to the peroneus longus and continues anteroinferiorly between the peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, and extensor digitorum longus before piercing the deep fascia in the distal third of the leg.