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Ankle jerk reflex roots

S1/S2

2

Knee jerk reflex roots

L3/L4

3

Main branches of the sciatic nerve (2)

Tibial nerve
Common fibular nerve

4

What does the sciatic nerve (and its branches) provide motor innervation to?

The muscles of the posterior thigh
The entire leg and foot

5

Superficial fibular nerve provides sensation to....

The dorsum of the foot (with exception of 1st dorsal web space) and lateral lower half of shin

6

Named nerve innervation of the first dorsal web space of the foot

Deep fibular nerve

7

Sural nerve is formed by...and provides sensory innervation to...

Collateral branches from the common fibular and tibal nerves
The skin over the ankle and lateral to the achilles tendon

8

Named nerve sensory supply to the medial lower limb

Saphenous nerve

9

Named nerve sensory supply to the anteromedial thigh

Femoral nerve

10

Named nerve sensory supply to the lateral thigh

Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve

11

Sciatic nerve roots

L4-S3

12

Femoral nerve roots

L2-L4

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Motor functions of the femoral nerve (2)

Hip flexors
Knee extensors

14

Saphenous nerve is a branch of...

Femoral nerve

15

Nerve roots responsible for:
a) hip flexion
b) knee extension

a) L1/L2
b) L3/L4

16

Movements to test L5/S1

Hip extension and knee flexion

17

Motor nerve supply to:
a) anterior compartment of thigh
b) posterior compartment of thigh
c) medial compartment of thigh

a) femoral nerve
b) sciatic nerve
c) obturator nerve

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Motor nerve supply to:
a) anterior compartment of leg
b) posterior compartment of leg
c) lateral compartment of leg

a) deep fibular nerve
b) tibial nerve
c) superficial fibular nerve