medial plantar nerve


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me·di·al plan·tar nerve

[TA]
one of the two terminal branches of the tibial nerve; it courses along the medial aspect of the sole to supply the abductor hallucis and flexor digitorum brevis and, by way of common and proper digital branches, to innervate the skin of the medial part of the foot and medial three-and-a-half toes.
Synonym(s): nervus plantaris medialis [TA]

me·di·al plan·tar nerve

(mē'dē-ăl plan'tahr nĕrv) [TA]
One of two terminal branches of the tibial nerve; courses along medial aspect of sole to supply abductor hallucis and flexor digitorum brevis and, by way of common and proper digital branches, to innervate skin of the medial part of foot and medial 3-1/2 toes.
Synonym(s): nervus plantaris medialis.
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Mourougayan [13] advocates the use of the medial plantar artery instep flap as it can be raised as an island fasciocutaneous flap based on medial plantar vessels, with the branch of the medial plantar nerve supplying the instep skin and reaching the posterior-most part of the weightbearing surface of the heel with ease.
This congenital abnormality occurs most frequently in the distribution of the median nerve in the upper and medial plantar nerve in the lower extremity.
KEY WORDS: Tibial nerve; Medial plantar nerve; Lateral plantar nerve; Morphometry.

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