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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 Sartorius?

 
        A) Lateral plantar nerve
 
        B) Deep peroneal nerve
 
        C) Anterior branch of obturator nerve
 
        D) Superficial branch of lateral plantar nerve
 
        E) Femoral nerve
 

 


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A) lateral plantar nerve

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Sartorius is innervated by femoral nerve  (See References)

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B) deep peroneal nerve

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Sartorius is innervated by femoral nerve  (See References)

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C) anterior branch of obturator nerve

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Sartorius is innervated by femoral nerve  (See References)

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D) superficial branch of lateral plantar nerve

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Sartorius is innervated by femoral nerve  (See References)

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E) femoral nerve

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Sartorius is innervated by femoral 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
Question ID: 0830200601
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jdmiles
anatomy Comment May 14, 2007 @ 06:47

I'm considering taking questions like these, which have hundreds or thousands of permutations, and breaking them up into many smaller questions, so that they're more like the other questions in the bank.

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