80 out of 102
A patient is unable to invert the foot, indicating lesions of which of the following nerves (AIIMS Nov 2013)
|A||Superficial and deep peroneal|
|B||Deep peroneal and tibial|
|C||Superficial peroneal and tibial|
|D||Medial and lateral plantar|
Ans. B Deep peroneal and tibial The tibialis anterior and extensor hallucis longus muscles, which are innervated by the deep peroneal nerve, and the tibialis posterior and triceps surae, which are innervated by the tibial nerve, produce inversion of the foot.