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Lower extremity muscle function and innervation 07

Topic: Pharmacology

Created on Monday, September 22 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Monday, September 22 2008.

Which of the following nerves is involved in bringing innervation to the gluteus maximus?

 
        A) Tibial nerve
 
        B) Superior gluteal nerve
 
        C) Sural nerve
 
        D) Superficial peroneal nerve
 
        E) Inferior gluteal nerve
 

 


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A) tibial nerve

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Innervation to the gluteus maximus comes via the inferior gluteal nerve.  (See References)

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B) superior gluteal nerve

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Innervation to the gluteus maximus comes via the inferior gluteal nerve.  (See References)

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C) sural nerve

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Innervation to the gluteus maximus comes via the inferior gluteal nerve.  (See References)

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D) superficial peroneal nerve

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Innervation to the gluteus maximus comes via the inferior gluteal nerve.  (See References)

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E) inferior gluteal nerve

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Innervation to the gluteus maximus comes via the inferior gluteal nerve.  (See References)

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References:

1. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia. (ISBN:075067492X)Advertising:
2. Guarantors of Brain. (2000). Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System, fourth edition. W.B. Saunders, Edinburgh. (ISBN:0702025127)Advertising:
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Lower extremity muscle function and innervation 07
Question ID: 09220801
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Created: 09/22/2008
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