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1

Patella anterior surface =

Convex

2

Tibia connects with what

The femoral condyles
The Talus

3

Which bone of the foot only articulates with the leg bones

The Talus

4

What part of the Talus bears the weight

The trochlea

5

What bone of the foot can cause foot pain when rubbing in shoes

Navicular

6

What is the deep fascia

Like an elastic stocking
LIMITS OITWARD EXTENSION

7

What is the deep fascia of the thigh

Tensor facia lata

8

What are the thigh muscles categorized into (3 compartments)

Anterior Or extensior

Medial or abductor

Posterior or flexor

9

What do the anterior thigh muscles do

Flexes hip
Extends knee

10

The anterior thigh muscles are what

Pectineus

Iliopsoas

Sartorius

Quadriceps femoris

11

What are the medial thigh muscles

Adductor longus

Adductor brevis

Adductor Magnus

Gracilis

Obturator externus

12

The femoral triangle is a ____

Subfascial space in the anterosuperior third of the thigh

13

What ligament forms the base of the femoral triangle

The inguinal lig

14

What forms the medial side of the femoral triangle

Adductor longus

15

What forms the lateral side of the femoral triangle

Sartorius

16

What forms the muscle floor of the femoral triangle

Iliopsoas (laterally)

Pectineus (medically)

17

What forms the roof of the femoral triangle

Fascia lata skin ect

18

What is the retro inguinal space

Important passageway connecting truck and abdominopelvic

19

What are the contents of the femoral triangle from lateral to medial

Femoral nerve

Femoral artery

Femoral vein

Femoral canal

Lymph nodes

20

Femoral never

L2-L4
Largest branch of lumbar plexus

21

Obturator nerve

L2-L4

Medial border of psoa major enters thigh through obturator foramen

SUPPLIES ADDUCTOR GROUP

22

What is the popliteal fossa

Fat filled diamond
Back of knee
Important vessels and nerves pass through

23

What is the popliteal fossa bounded by

Biceps femoris
Semi membranous
Gastrocnemius
Skin
Popliteal surface of femur

24

The popliteal fossa contains what nerves

Tibial and common fibular nerves
And fat

25

What are the three compartments of the leg

Anterior OR dorsiflexor (extensor)

Posterior OR plantarfelxion (flexor)

Lateral OR Evertor

26

What are the four muscles of the anterior leg

Tibialis anterior

Extensor digitorm longus

Extensor hallusis longus

Fibularis Tertius

27

What is the neeve of the anterior compartment of the leg

Deep fibular nerve

28

What are the two muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg

Fibularis longus and brevis

29

What is the nerve of the lateral leg muscles

Superficial fibular nerve

30

What is the largest compartment of the leg

Posterior