The lower limb begins with the surface landmarks an dermatomes followed by the anatomy tracing the leg from top to bottom in great detail beginning at the hip joint and ending at the sole. The blood supply and lymphatic drainage is discussed as a separate section.

Table of contents:

1. Surface landmarks and dermatomes

2. Hip joint and femur

3. Knee joint, tibia and fibula

4. Ankle joint and articulated foot

5. Front of thigh, inc femoral triangle

6. Medial compartment of the thigh

7. Gluteal region and back of thigh

8. Popliteal fossa and back of leg

9. Front of leg and dorsum of foot

10. Sole

11. Blood supply and lymphatic drainage of the lower limb


Lower limb