superficial peroneal nerve


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Related to superficial peroneal nerve: saphenous nerve, common peroneal nerve, deep peroneal nerve, tibial nerve

su·per·fi·cial fib·u·lar nerve

[TA]
a branch of the common fibular (peroneal) nerve that passes downward in the lateral compartment of the leg to supply the fibularis (peroneus) longus and brevis muscles and terminate as the intermediate and medial dorsal cutaneous nerves supplying the skin of the dorsum of the foot and toes (except for adjacent sides of great and second toes).

su·per·fi·cial fib·u·lar nerve

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl fib'yū'lăr nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of common fibular (peroneal) nerve that passes downward in lateral compartment of the leg to supply fibularis longus and brevis muscles and terminate as intermediate and medial dorsal cutaneous nerves supplying skin of dorsum of foot and toes (except for adjacent sides of great and second toes).
Synonym(s): musculocutaneous nerve of leg, nervus fibularis superficialis, nervus peroneus superficialis, superficial peroneal nerve.

superficial peroneal nerve

One of the two major branches of the common peroneal nerve formed as the latter winds around the proximal neck of the fibula. The superficial peroneal nerve runs along the lateral leg, innervating the skin along the anterior surface of the leg and the dorsal surface of the foot and the peroneus longus and brevis muscles.
Synonym: superficial fibular nerve
See also: nerve
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Paresthesias of the superficial peroneal nerve subsequent to a large ganglion have not been previously described.
Seven of 11 VN patients had superficial peroneal nerve biopsy with peroneus brevis muscle biopsy whereas four patients had sural nerve biopsy All biopsies were snap-frozen within 5 min of surgical intervention and stored at -80[degrees]C until analysis.
(63) If a recovery occurs, the superficial peroneal nerve is expected to recover first, with peroneal muscle contractures evident at about 5 months, followed by the deep peroneal nerve with tibialis anterior contractures evident at 12 months.
The superficial peroneal nerve gives off branches to the peroneus longus and brevis, ankle evertors, then distally supplies sensation to the lower anterolateral leg and most of the dorsum of the foot.
They are supplied by peroneal artery and innervated by the superficial peroneal nerve. The posterior compartment has superficial compartment containing gastrocnemius, soleus and plantaris muscles.
The superficial peroneal nerve innervates the dorsum of the foot with the exception of the first interdigital cleft.

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