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Abductor digiti minimi (foot) muscle

In this article we will discuss about the Abductor digiti minimi (foot) muscle. So, let’s get started.

It originates from the calcaneal tuberosity, plantar aponeurosis, and the base of fifth metatarsal bone and gets inserted into the base of proximal phalanx of fifth digit. It is innervated by the lateral plantar nerve and artery supply is through the lateral plantar artery. It’s chief action is flexion and abduction of the fifth toe.

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