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Medical Term:

superficial branch of the lateral plantar nerve


mostly cutaneous branch to skin of small and lateral half of fourth toes and lateral side of sole of foot, but also supplies the flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle and lateralmost dorsal and plantar interosseous muscles.

Synonym(s): ramus superficialis nervi plantaris lateralisTA

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