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Encyclopedia > Lateral sural cutaneous nerve
Nerve: Lateral sural cutaneous nerve
Latin nervus cutaneus surae lateralis
Gray's subject #213 964
From common fibular nerve
Dorlands/Elsevier n_05/12565584

The lateral sural cutaneous nerve (lateral cutaneous branch) supplies the skin on the posterior and lateral surfaces of the leg. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The common peroneal nerve (common fibular nerve; external popliteal nerve; peroneal nerve), about one-half the size of the tibial nerve, is derived from the dorsal branches of the fourth and fifth lumbar and the first and second sacral nerves. ... Elseviers logo. ... For other senses of this word, see leg (disambiguation). ...


One branch, the peroneal anastomotic (n. communicans fibularis), arises near the head of the fibula, crosses the lateral head of the Gastrocnemius to the middle of the leg, and joins with the medial sural cutaneous to form the sural nerve. For other uses see fibula (disambiguation) The fibula or calf bone is a bone placed on the lateral side of the tibia, with which it is connected above and below. ... The gastrocnemius is a powerful superficial muscle that is in the back part of the lower leg (the calf). ...


The peroneal anastomotic is occasionally continued down as a separate branch as far as the heel.


This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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