Blood supply and Innervation:

  Blood Supply:


Talocrural anastomosis formed by:

  • Malleolar branches of:

    • Anterior tibial

    • Posterior tibial

    • Peroneal arteries

  • Recurrent branches (minor) of:

    • Dorsalis pedis

    • Calcaneal branches of lateral and medial plantar vessels

What is the pattern of /and blood supply to the talus? What is the importance of this as relates to the ankle joint?


The nerves are derived from the deep peroneal (anterior tibial) and tibial nerves





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CHAPTER 11: The Ankle Joint