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1

long axis of popliteal fossa directed ...

superiorly
- short axis points inferiorly
- a transverse plane division makes a larger superior triangle and a smaller inferior

2

floor of popliteal fossa

tibia
femur
popliteus m
oblique popliteal ligament

3

the lateral sural cutaneous n is branch of...

common peroneal n

4

the tendon of the biceps femoris insertion crosses overs what m

crosses the lateral head of the gastrocnemius m

5

course of tibial n in fossa

from the lateral to the medial side
exits between tow heads of gastrocnemius

6

m artery branches to gastroc, soleus and plantaris

sural aa
- can come from single stem