Flexor hallucis longus

Last revised by Henry Knipe on 22 Nov 2022

The flexor hallucis longus (FHLmuscle is one of the muscles of the posterior deep compartment of the leg and along with flexor hallucis brevis muscle, is involved in flexion of the hallux (great or first toe). Its tendon passes between the medial and lateral tubercles of the talus. Its tendon sheath may communicate with the posterior ankle joint capsule.


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