Peroneus brevis

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Description

The Peroneus brevis muscle origin and insertion.

The Peroneus Brevis (also known as Fibularis Brevis) is a short muscle that lies at the lateral part of the lower leg deep to the Peroneus Longus.[1] It is one of the three peroneus muscles.[2]

Origin

Distal two-thirds of lateral fibula,[1] its tendon pass downwards and loops posterior to the lateral malleolus.[2]

Insertion

Base of the fifth metatarsal.[2]

Nerve

Superficial peroneal nerve.[1]

Artery

Muscular branches of the peroneal artery.[1]

Function

Foot eversion and assists in plantar flexion.[2]

Clinical relevance

Peroneal tendinopathy

Avulsion fracture of the ankle

Peroneal tendon sublaxation                                   

Jones Fracture

Assessment

Peroneus longus and brevis tests

Treatment

[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Eovaldi BJ, Siccardi MA. Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Foot Peroneus Brevis Muscle. InStatPearls [Internet] 2018 Dec 9. StatPearls Publishing.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Lippert, Lynn S. Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy. 5th ed. Philadelphia: F A Davis Company; 2016.
  3. Endurance Physio. Ankle Eversion (fibularis longus/brevis) Exercise. Available from:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHyEHEwgc6A&feature=youtu.be [last accessed 13/02/2020]