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Spinal segments innervating muscles of the lower extremity 2

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 30 2006 by jdmiles

Last modified on Tuesday, November 4 2008.

Regarding the muscles of the lower extremity, which of the following muscles typically receives innervation from the T12 spinal segment?

 
        A) Sartorius
 
        B) Gluteus minimus
 
        C) Extensor hallucis longus
 
        D) Iliacus
 
        E) Quadratus lumborum
 

 


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This question was created on August 30, 2006 by jdmiles.
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A) Sartorius

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Sartorius typically receives innervation from spinal segments L2 and L3  (See References)

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B) Gluteus minimus

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Gluteus minimus typically receives innervation from spinal segments L5 and S1  (See References)

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C) Extensor hallucis longus

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Extensor hallucis longus typically receives innervation from spinal segments L5 and S1  (See References)

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D) Iliacus

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Iliacus typically receives innervation from spinal segments L2 and L3  (See References)

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E) Quadratus lumborum

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The muscles of the lower extremity which typically receive innervation from spinal segment t12 include quadratus lumborum  (See References)

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References:

1. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore. (ISBN:068306133X)Advertising:
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Spinal segments innervating muscles of the lower extremity 2
Question ID: 830200603
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 08/30/2006
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