Flexor hallucis brevis muscle

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The flexor hallucis brevis muscle is one of the small muscles of the foot that is involved in flexion of the 1st toe. The hallux sesamoid bones are embedded within its tendon. 


Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 6030
Section: Anatomy
Tag: foot
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Flexor hallucis brevis

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