Lateral Leg

The lateral compartment, also known as the evertor compartment.

Muscles in this compartment primarily evert the foot. 

 

 muscles of lateral compartment
fibularis (peroneus) longus
fibularis (peroneus) brevis

 

 

There are 2 musles in the lateral compartment of the leg.

They are the fibularis longus and brevis.

 

Source: online.academyart.edu

 

 

The picture below shows the muscle fibularis longus.

 

Source: catalog.nucleusinc.com

 

 

Fibularis longus is responsible to evert and plantar-flex the foot.

Fibularis brevis lies deep to the fibularis longus.

It helps to evert the foot. 

 

 

Source: texasheart.org

 

 

Posterior tibial artery is the artery that supplies the lateral compartment of the leg.

From the picture above, you can see that this artery originates from the popliteal artery.

 

Source: http://home.comcast.net/~wnor/latlegnerves.jpg

 

Superficial fibular nerve is the nerve supply of this compartment.

From the picture above, you can see that this nerve originates from the common fibular nerve.