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Flashcards in Thigh Deck (25):
1

What are 5 special arrangements found in the thigh?

Femoral triangle, adductor canal, popliteal fossa, Pes anserinus, anatomical tripod

2

What runs thru the femoral triangle?

Femoral nerve/artery/vein/lymphatics

3

What does the adductor canal contain?

Femoral artery/vein, saphenous nerve, larger nerve to vastus. Medialis

4

Contents of popliteal fossa

Termination of small saphenous vein, Popliteal arteries/veins, tibial/common fibular nerves, posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh, popliteeal lymph nodes/lymphatic vessles

5

Pes Anserinus tendons

Sartorius, gracilis, semitendinosis

6

Compartments of the thigh

Anterior (largest), medial, posterior

7

Anterior compartment muscles

Quadriceps, sartorius, articularis genus

8

4 Quadricep Muscles

Vastus: Lateralis, medialis, Intermedius
Reectus femoris

9

What muscle of the thigh is known as the tear drop?

Vastus Medialis

10

What anterior thigh muscle is completely deep to all of the thigh muscles

Vastus Intermedius

11

What muscle has the neurovascular bundle deep to it?

Sartorius

12

What muscle inserts into the knee joint capsule?

Articularis Genus

13

Medial compartment muscles

Adductors, Pectineus, Gracilis

14

4 adductor muscles of the thigh

Longus, brevis, magnus (adductor and hamstring)

15

What muscle is torn in 90% of groin tears?

Adductor Longus

16

Which muscle has perforations in it's femoral insertion to allow for branches of the deep artery of the thigh?

Adductor magnus adductor part

17

Posterior Compartment muscles

Biceps femoris, Semimembranosis, Semitendinosis

18

Common origin of the posterior compartment mucles

Ischial tuberosity

19

What is the most common source of elderly knee pain?

The anatomical tripod

20

What innervates the Anterior Thigh Compartment?

Femoral nerve

21

What doe the oburator nerve innervate?

Medial thigh (no adductor magnus hamstring) and obturator externus

22

Gluteal Nerve innervates what?

Superior (small gluteal) and Inferior (gluteus maximus)

23

What does the common sciatic nerve turn into?

Common fibular and tibial nerves

24

What does the common fibular nerve innervate?

Short head of biceps femoris, lateral cural compartment (superficial fibular), anterior crural compartment/dorsal foot muscles (deep fibular)

25

What does the tibial nerve innervate?

Posterior thigh, adductor magnus adductor, posterior crural compartment, 1 LAFF(1st lumbrical, abductor, flexor hallicis, flexor digitorum=medial plantar nerve), Rest of foot=Lateral plantar nerve