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Spinal segments innervating muscles of the lower extremity 1

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 30 2006 by

Last modified on Thursday, January 1 1970.

Which of the following spinal segments typically contributes to the innervation of the tensor fasciae latae muscle in the lower extremity?

 
        A) S3
 
        B) S2
 
        C) T9
 
        D) T8
 
        E) L4
 

 


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A) S3

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S3 does not usually innervate the tensor fasciae latae muscle in the lower extremity.  (See References)

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B) S2

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S2 does not usually innervate the tensor fasciae latae muscle in the lower extremity.  (See References)

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C) T9

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T9 does not usually innervate the tensor fasciae latae muscle in the lower extremity.  (See References)

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D) T8

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T8 does not usually innervate the tensor fasciae latae muscle in the lower extremity.  (See References)

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E) L4

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Tensor fasciae latae typically receives innervation from spinal segments L4 and L5  (See References)

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References:

1. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
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