Furthermore, it also runs into the leg where it descends with the posterior tibial vessels to end deep to the flexor retinaculum, by dividing into medial and lateral plantar nerves
Silverman examined macrodystrophia histologically and found an association between macrodactyly and abnormalities of the median and plantar nerves
Mourougayan  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.
1 Involvement of the 2nd and 3rd digits of the hands and feet is common, corresponding to the median and the medial plantar nerve
supply in the upper and lower limbs respectively; but 5th digit involvement is rare.
Plantar fasciitis coexisting with compression of the first branch of lateral plantar nerve
Morphometry of the branches of lateral plantar nerve
, before to its division in superficial and deep branches.
2), (4), (5) It is typically described in a particular nerve distribution; usually the medial plantar nerve
or median nerve.
Ramification pattern of the deep branch of lateral plantar nerve
in the human foot.
The frequent involvement of the third common digital nerve has been explained anatomically since the third common digital nerve is generally formed by branches of the medial and lateral plantar nerves
, which possibly make the nerve vulnerable to tethering .
The abnormal tissue is often found along the distribution of the plantar nerves
in the foot and median nerve in the hand.
There may be tenderness at the point of compression at the retinaculum or along the path of the medial or lateral plantar nerves
Sensory symptoms are in the plantar aspect of the mid- and forefoot in the distribution of medial and lateral plantar nerves