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The Abductor Digiti Minimi Pedis is an intrinsic muscle of the foot located in Plantar Layer I. The muscles located in Plantar Layer I are:
- Abductor hallucis
- Abductor digiti minimi pedis
- Flexor digitorum brevis
- Calcaneus to the little toe (toe #5).
- The proximal attachment is onto the tuberosity of the calcaneus.
- The distal attachment is onto the lateral side of the base of the proximal phalanx of the little toe.
- Abducts the little toe at the metatarsophalangeal joint.
- Flexes the little toe at the metatarsophalangeal joint.
NOTE: The abductor digiti minimi pedis also has attachments into the plantar fascia of the foot.