Superficial Branch of Lateral Plantar Nerve

The superficial branch of lateral plantar nerve splits into a proper and a common digital nerve:

  • the proper digital nerve supplies the lateral side of the little toe, the Flexor digiti quinti brevis, and the two Interossei of the fourth intermetatarsal space.
  • the common digital nerve communicates with the third common digital branch of the medial plantar nerve and divides into two proper digital nerves which supply the adjoining sides of the fourth and fifth toes.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

Nerves of lower limbs and lower torso: the lumbosacral plexus (L1–Co) (TA A14.2.05–07GA 9.948)
lumbar
plexus
(L1–L4)
iliohypogastric
  • lateral cutaneous branch
  • anterior cutaneous branch
ilioinguinal
  • anterior scrotal ♂/labial ♀
genitofemoral
  • femoral branch/lumboinguinal
  • genital branch
lateral cutaneous
of thigh
  • patellar
obturator
femoral
  • anterior cutaneous branches
  • saphenous (infrapatellar
  • medial crural cutaneous)
sacral
plexus
(L4–S4)
sciatic
common
fibular
  • lateral sural cutaneous (sural communicating branch)
  • deep fibular (lateral terminal branch
  • medial terminal branch
  • dorsal digital)
  • superficial fibular (medial dorsal cutaneous
  • intermediate dorsal cutaneous
  • dorsal digital)
tibial
sural
  • lateral dorsal cutaneous
  • lateral calcaneal
other
  • muscular: superior gluteal/inferior gluteal
  • lateral rotator group (to quadratus femoris
  • to obturator internus
  • to the piriformis)
    cutaneous: posterior cutaneous of thigh (inferior cluneal
  • perineal branches)
  • perforating cutaneous
coccygeal
plexus
(S4–Co)
  • pudendal: inferior anal
  • perineal (deep
  • posterior scrotal ♂/labial ♀)
  • dorsal of the penis ♂/clitoris ♀
    anococcygeal
  • cutaneous innervation of the lower limbs

M: PNS

anat (h/r/t/c/b/l/s/a)/phys (r)/devp/prot/nttr/nttm/ntrp

noco/auto/cong/tumr, sysi/epon, injr

proc, drug (N1B)

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