extensor hallucis brevis

extensor hallucis brevis

; EHB intrinsic foot muscle
  • origin anterior dorsal surface of calcaneum, and parts of local inferior extensor retinaculum

  • insertion into dorsum of base of proximal phalanx of hallux

  • nerve supply deep peroneal nerve

  • action extension of first metatarsophalangeal joint

References in periodicals archive ?
The fascia over the extensor hallucis longus (EHL) and extensor hallucis brevis (EHB) tendons was incised.
The tendons involved were extensor hallucis brevis, extensor digitorum brevis and extensor digitorum longus.
The extensor digitorum is responsible for extension of the toes and the extensor hallucis brevis is responsible for extension of the big toe.

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