Loyola University Medical Education Network Dissection of the Foot

Step 1
Dissect the dorsum of the foot.
Each of the steps in the dissection includes more specific instructions for the dissection of that step. The buttons below provide lists of all the structures that will be dissected in this session.


Step 2
Skin the plantar surface of the foot, carefully remove the plantar aponeurosis and clean the muscles of the first layer.
Step 3
Dissect the second layer of the plantar foot.
Step 4
Dissect the third layer of the plantar foot.
Step 5
Dissect the fourth (deepest) layer of the plantar foot.

John A. McNulty, Ph.D.
Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Created: Mar 5, 1997