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Peripheral nerves innervating muscles of the lower extremity

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 30 2006 by

Last modified on Wednesday, December 31 1969.

Of the following choices, which ONE answer most accurately describes the nerve or nerves which most typically innervate Peroneus longus?

 
        A) Femoral nerve
 
        B) Tibial division of sciatic nerve
 
        C) Superficial peroneal nerve
 
        D) Obturator nerve
 
        E) Deep peroneal nerve
 

 


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A) femoral nerve

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Peroneus longus is innervated by superficial peroneal nerve  (See References)

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B) tibial division of sciatic nerve

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Peroneus longus is innervated by superficial peroneal nerve  (See References)

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C) superficial peroneal nerve

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Peroneus longus is innervated by superficial peroneal nerve  (See References)

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D) obturator nerve

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Peroneus longus is innervated by superficial peroneal nerve  (See References)

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E) deep peroneal nerve

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Peroneus longus is innervated by superficial peroneal nerve  (See References)

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References:

1. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
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Peripheral nerves innervating muscles of the lower extremity
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jdmiles
anatomy Comment May 14, 2007 @ 06:47

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