What is peroneal?

  • (adj): Of or relating to the fibula or the outer part of the leg below the knee.

Peroneal

Peroneal refers to the lateral compartment of the leg. This Greek-derived medical term often refers to its well-known Latin analog, fibular.

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Peroneal
... Peroneal refers to the lateral compartment of the leg ... Peroneal can refer to Peroneal artery Peroneal vein Peroneal nerve Peroneus brevis muscle Peroneus longus muscle ...
List Of Subjects In Gray's Anatomy: XII. Surface Anatomy And Surface Markings - Surface Markings of The Lower Extremity (Gray's s292) - Gray's page #1346
... popliteal artery anterior tibial artery dorsalis pedis artery posterior tibial artery peroneal artery medial plantar artery and lateral plantar artery plantar arch Veins great saphenous vein small saphenous vein ...
List Of Muscles Of The Human Body/version 2 - Muscles of Lower Limb - Leg - Lateral Compartment
... fibula first metatarsal, medial cuneiform fibular (peroneal) artery superficial fibular (peroneal) nerve plantarflexion, eversion Tibialis anterior muscle Fibularis brevis fibula fifth metatarsal fibular (pero ...
Peroneal Strike
... A peroneal strike is a temporarily disabling blow to the common peroneal nerve of the leg, just above the knee ... Repeated strong peroneal strikes can cause nerve damage and have a high chance of damaging the surrounding tissues due to the spontaneous nature of the technique and the nerve ... The peroneal strike was used against detainees during the 2002 Bagram torture and prisoner abuse scandal ...
Common Fibular Nerve - Surgical Procedures
... Peroneal nerve decompression In the surgical treatment of fibular nerve compression, an incision is made over the neck of the fibula ... Deep peroneal nerve decompression In the surgical treatment of deep fibular nerve entrapment in the foot, a ligament from the extensor digitorum brevis muscle that ...