Muscles of the Lower Limb - Posterior Leg and Popliteal Fossa Flashcards Preview

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Name muscle A

A - Popliteus

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What is the function of muscle A?

  1. Inversion of foot
  2. Plantarflexion of foot
  3. Support of medial arch of foot when walking

A - Tibialis posterior

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Name region A

A - Popliteal fossa

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Name structures A to D

A - Sciatic nerve

B - Tibial nerve

C - Common fibular nerve

D - Small saphenous vein

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Name structures A, B and C

A - Femoral artery

B - Femoral vein

C - Sciatic nerve

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Name nerve A

A - Common fibular nerve

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Name vessel A

A - Small saphenous vein

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Name muscle A

A - Popliteus

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Name structures A/B and C

A/B - Posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh

C - Small saphenous vein

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Name vein A

A - Small saphenous vein

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What is the function of muscle A?

  1. Plantarflexion of foot
  2. Flexion of knee

A - Plantaris

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Name structures A to E

A - Adductor hiatus

B - Tibial nerve

C - Popliteal vein

D - Popliteal artery

E - Common fibular nerve

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What is the function of muscle A?

Plantarflexion of foot

A - Soleus

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Name nerve A

A - Tibial nerve

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Name muscle A

A - Flexor digitorum longus

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Name the veins at points A and B

A - Small saphenous vein

B - Popliteal vein

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (L4-S1)

A - Popliteus

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Name muscle A

A - Gastrocnemius

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Name tendon A

A - Calcaneal tendon (Achilles tendon)

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What is the function of muscle A?

Flexion of great toe

A - Flexor hallucis longus

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (S2, S3)

A - Flexor hallucis longus

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What is the function of muscle A?

  1. Stabilises knee joint (resists lateral rotation of tibia on femur)
  2. Unlocks knee joint (laterally rotates femur on fixed tibia)

A - Popliteus

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (S1, S2)

A - Plantaris

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (S1, S2)

A - Gastrocnemius

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What is the function of muscle A?

Flexion of lateral 4 toes

A - Flexor digitorum longus

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Name muscle A

A - Tibialis posterior

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Name muscle A

A - Soleus

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Name structure A

A - Adductor hiatus

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (S1, S2)

A - Soleus

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Name structures A, B and C

A - Popliteal fossa

B - Plantaris

C - Popliteus

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Name muscles A and B

A - Gastrocnemius

B - Soleus

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Name nerves A and B

A - Common fibular nerve

B - Tibial nerve

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (S2, S3)

A - Flexor digitorum longus

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What is the function of muscle A?

  1. Plantarflexion of foot
  2. Flexion of knee

A - Gastrocnemius

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Name muscle A

A - Flexor hallucis longus

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What is the innervation of muscle A?

Tibial nerve (L4, L5)

A - Tibialis posterior