Flexor digiti minimi brevis

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Flexor digiti minimi brevis:
Proximal attachment – medial plantar aspect of base of 5th metatarsal; sheath of peroneus longus tendon
Distal attachment – lateral side of proximal phalanx of 5th digit
Open chain function – flexion and abduction of 5th digit
Closed chain function – stabilisation of fifth digit on ground during propulsion
Nerve supply – lateral plantar (superficial branch)
Arterial supply – lateral plantar artery

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