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COMMON PERONEAL NERVE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-12-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nervous System
DEF

One of the terminal divisions of the sciatic nerve, passing through the lateral portion of the popliteal space to opposite the head of the fibula where it divides into the superficial and deep peroneal nerves.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Système nerveux
CONT

[Le nerf sciatique] est constitué de 2 nerfs prenant place dans la même gaine : le nerf tibial [et] le nerf fibulaire commun. [Il] descend le long de la face postérieure de la cuisse (en arrière de celle-ci) puis se divise derrière le genou (creux poplité) en 2 branches qui sont : Le nerf sciatique poplité interne qui descend à l'arrière de la jambe [et] le nerf sciatique poplité externe qui descend sur le côté du mollet.

OBS

Ancienne nomenclature : nerf sciatique poplité externe.

Spanish

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