Lateral plantar nerve

Last revised by Yoshi Yu on 14 Apr 2023

The lateral plantar nerve is an important motor nerve in the foot as it innervates all the intrinsic muscles in the sole, except for the muscles supplied by the medial plantar nerve (abductor hallucis, flexor digitorum brevis, flexor hallucis brevis, and first lumbrical). 


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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: foot nerves (Gray's illustrations)
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