Flashcards in Thigh Deck (25):
What are 5 special arrangements found in the thigh?
Femoral triangle, adductor canal, popliteal fossa, Pes anserinus, anatomical tripod
What runs thru the femoral triangle?
What does the adductor canal contain?
Femoral artery/vein, saphenous nerve, larger nerve to vastus. Medialis
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
Pes Anserinus tendons
Sartorius, gracilis, semitendinosis
Compartments of the thigh
Anterior (largest), medial, posterior
Anterior compartment muscles
Quadriceps, sartorius, articularis genus
4 Quadricep Muscles
Vastus: Lateralis, medialis, Intermedius
What muscle of the thigh is known as the tear drop?
What anterior thigh muscle is completely deep to all of the thigh muscles
What muscle has the neurovascular bundle deep to it?
What muscle inserts into the knee joint capsule?
Medial compartment muscles
Adductors, Pectineus, Gracilis
4 adductor muscles of the thigh
Longus, brevis, magnus (adductor and hamstring)
What muscle is torn in 90% of groin tears?
Which muscle has perforations in it's femoral insertion to allow for branches of the deep artery of the thigh?
Adductor magnus adductor part
Posterior Compartment muscles
Biceps femoris, Semimembranosis, Semitendinosis
Common origin of the posterior compartment mucles
What is the most common source of elderly knee pain?
The anatomical tripod
What innervates the Anterior Thigh Compartment?
What doe the oburator nerve innervate?
Medial thigh (no adductor magnus hamstring) and obturator externus
Gluteal Nerve innervates what?
Superior (small gluteal) and Inferior (gluteus maximus)
What does the common sciatic nerve turn into?
Common fibular and tibial nerves
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)