Medial Terminal Branch of Deep Fibular Nerve

The medial terminal branch (internal branch) accompanies the dorsalis pedis artery along the dorsum of the foot, and, at the first interosseous space, divides into two dorsal digital nerves (nn. digitales dorsales hallucis lateralis et digiti secundi medialis) which supply the adjacent sides of the great and second toes, communicating with the medial dorsal cutaneous branch of the superficial peroneal nerve.

Before it divides it gives off to the first space an interosseous branch which supplies the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe and sends a filament to the first Interosseous dorsalis muscle.

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)
  • anterior scrotal ♂/labial ♀
  • femoral branch/lumboinguinal
  • genital branch
lateral cutaneous
of thigh
  • patellar
  • anterior cutaneous branches
  • saphenous (infrapatellar
  • medial crural cutaneous)
  • medial sural cutaneous
  • medial calcaneal
  • medial plantar (common plantar digital nerves
  • proper plantar digital)
  • lateral plantar (deep branch
  • superficial branch
  • common plantar digital
  • proper plantar digital)
  • lateral dorsal cutaneous
  • lateral calcaneal
  • 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
  • pudendal: inferior anal
  • perineal (deep
  • posterior scrotal ♂/labial ♀)
  • dorsal of the penis ♂/clitoris ♀
  • cutaneous innervation of the lower limbs


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