extensor hallucis longus muscle

(redirected from musculus extensor hallucis longus)

ex·ten·sor hal·lu·cis lon·gus mus·cle

(eks-ten'sŏr hal'ū-sis long'gus mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, lateral surface of tibia and interosseous membrane; insertion, base of distal phalanx of great toe; action, extends the great toe; nerve supply, anterior tibial.
Synonym(s): musculus extensor hallucis longus [TA] .
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extensor hallucis longus muscle

Foot muscle. Origin: middle of fibula. Insertion: base of proximal phalanx of big toe. Nerve: deep peroneal (S1-S2). Action: dorsiflexes big toe.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle
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During motor examination, the left lower extremity muscle strength was globally 5/5, while the right lower extremity muscle strength was as follows: musculus tibialis anterior 1/5, musculus extensor hallucis longus 1/5, and other muscle groups 5/5.
Electrical stimulation was applied to the right musculus tibialis anterior and musculus extensor hallucis longus. Also, the patient underwent balance and coordination exercises and walking training sessions.
However, we observed no improvement in the muscle strength of the right musculus tibialis anterior and musculus extensor hallucis longus. An ankle foot orthosis, which is wearable inside the patient's shoe, was prescribed.

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