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Flexor Digiti Minimi

- See: Plantar Muscles of the Foot:

 Origin: proximal end of the 5th metatarsal bone.
 Insertion: lateral side of the proximal end of the proximal phalanx of the little toe.
 Action: Flexes the proximal phalanx of the 5th toe.
 Nerve Supply: lateral plantar nerveS1S2; (See Innerv. Musc. Lower Limb)
 Synergists:  Flexor Digitorum Brevis, FDL, Quadratus Plantae.

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 2:21 pm