The deep peroneal nerve is the deep branch of the common peroneal nerve.

Peroneal nerve
It supplies the extensor muscles of the front of the lower limb that allow the foot to left up, and also suppies sensation to the ankle and the area of the web between the big toe and the second toe.

An 'interpretation' of a 2004 medical publication explaining the complex anatomy of the very difficult posterolateral corner - an area where injuries are often missed by doctors.



Treatment of peroneal nerve injuries with simultaneous tendon transfer and nerve exploration. Ho B, Khan Z, Switaj PJ, Ochenjele G, Fuchs D, Dahl W, Cederna P, Kung TA and Kadakia AR. J Orthop Surg Res. 2014; 9: 67.

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