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Adductor canal contains:

Femoral artery
Femoral vein
Nerve branch from the femoral nerve
Saphenous nerve
Nerve to vastus medialis

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Obturator artery arises from

Internal iliac artery

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Femoral artery arises from

External iliac artery

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Major source of blood supply of the thigh

Deep artery of the thigh (Profunda femoris artery)

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Arteries of the cruciate anastamoses

Lateral circumflex femoral artery
medial circumflex femoral artery
Inferior gluteal artery
first perforating artery

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Borders of the popliteal fossa

Semimembranosus and semitendinosus
Biceps femoris
Medial and lateral heads of gastrocnemius

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Popliteal fossa contains

(deepest - > superficial)
Popliteal artery
Popliteal vein
Tibial nerve (medial to common fibular)
Common fibular nerve (lateral to tibial)
Popliteal lymph nodes
Lymphatic vessels

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Tarsal Tunnel

Tendon of tibialis posterior
Tendon of the flexor digitorum longus
Posterior tibial artery
Posterior tibial vein
Tibial nerve
Tendon of the flexor hallucis longus

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give rise to deep plantar artery

Dorsalis pedis

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Lumbosacral plexus:Ilioinguinal nerve

L1

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Lumbosacral plexus:Superior gluteal nerve

L4 - S1

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Lumbosacral plexus:Inferior gluteal nerve

L5 - S2

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Lumbosacral plexus: Sciatic nerve

L4 - S3
Posterior thigh
Hamstring of adductor musclesall leg

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Lumbosacral plexus: Nerve to quadratus femoris

L4 - S1 Gemellus inferior and quadratus femoris

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Lumbosacral plexus:Nerve to obturator internus

L5 - S2 Gamellus superior and obturator internus

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Innervates all hamstring muscles except short head of biceps femoris
Nerve supply of all of the posterior leg

Tibial nerve

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Major sensory nerve in the sole of the foot

Medial plantar nerve

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Nerve to lateral leg

Superficial branch of common fibular nerve

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Nerve to posterior leg

Tibial nerve

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Nerve to anterior leg

Deep fibular nerve