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1

Which muscle forms the superiomedial border of the popliteal fossa?

Semimembranosus and semitendinosus

2

Which muscle forms the superiolateral border of popliteal fossa?

Biceps femoris

3

Which muscle forms the inferiomedial border of popliteal fossa?

Medial head of gastrocnemius

4

Which muscles form the inferiolateral border of popliteal fossa?

Lateral head of gastrocnemius and plantaris

5

What forms the roof of the popliteal fossa?

Popliteal fascia (continuation of fascia lata) and skin

6

What forms the floor of the popliteal fossa?

Posterior surface of knee joint capsule and posterior surface of femur

7

What are the contents of the popliteal fossa?

Medial to lateral:
Popliteal artery
Popliteal vein
Tibial nerve
Common fibular nerve

8

What forms the superior boundary of the femoral triangle?

Inguinal ligament

9

What forms the lateral border of the femoral triangle?

Medial border of sartorius

10

What forms the medial border of the femoral triangle?

Medial border of adductor longus

11

What forms the roof of the femoral triangle?

Fascia lata

12

What forms the floor of the femoral triangle?

Pectineus, iliopsoas and adductor longus

13

What are the contents of the femoral triangle?

Femoral nerve
Femoral artery
Femoral vein
Femoral canal - containing deep lymph nodes and vessels

14

What forms the anterior border/roof of the adductor canal?

Sartorius muscle

15

What forms the lateral border of the adductor canal?

Vastus medialis

16

What forms the posteromedial border of the adductor canal?

Adductor longus and adductor magnus

17

What forms the apex of the adductor canal?

Adductor hiatus

18

What is the adductor hiatus?

Gap between adductor and hamstring parts of adductor magnus muscle

19

What are the contents of the adductor canal?

Femoral artery
Femoral vein
Nerve to vastus medialis
Saphenous nerve