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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 Superior gemellus?

 
        A) Femoral nerve and sometimes obturator nerve
 
        B) Medial plantar nerve
 
        C) Anterior branch of obturator nerve
 
        D) Nerve to obturator internus
 
        E) Tibial division of sciatic nerve
 

 


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A) Femoral nerve and sometimes obturator nerve

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Superior gemellus is innervated by nerve to obturator internus  (See References)

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B) medial plantar nerve

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Superior gemellus is innervated by nerve to obturator internus  (See References)

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C) anterior branch of obturator nerve

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Superior gemellus is innervated by nerve to obturator internus  (See References)

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D) nerve to obturator internus

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Superior gemellus is innervated by nerve to obturator internus  (See References)

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E) tibial division of sciatic nerve

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Superior gemellus is innervated by nerve to obturator internus  (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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