Lateral And Posterior Compartments Of The Leg

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Lateral And Posterior Compartments Of The Leg

How much do you know your body? This quiz provides a platform for you to actually know your leg and its compartments in a deeper way and not just the basics. Find out more below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1--Which ONE muscle out of the foIlowing has a tendon that is intracapsular? a)     Plantaris. b)    Popliteus. c)      · Rectus femoris d)     Psoas ma;or. e)     Peroneus longus. 
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 2. 
    2-. the following muscles produce. plantar flexion of the foot (at the ankle joint) Except: a)    Gastrocnemius. b)    Plantaris. c)     Tibialis posterior. d)    Tibialis anterior. 
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

  • 3. 
    3-The muscle which unlocks the knee joint is: a)     Rectus femoris. b)     Poplitus. c)     Pectineus. d)     Adductor longus.
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

  • 4. 
    4-The superficial peroneal nerve supplies: a)     Peroneus longus. b)     Peroneus brevis. c)     Peroneus tertius.. d)     A & B. e)     B & C.
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 5. 
    5-After a car accident  a lady has "foot drop". Her foot hangs loosely in plantar flexion when she raises it off the ground. She can still invert her foot, but cannot evert it. She can flex but not extend her toes. Which nerve is most likely to have been crushed in her accident? a)     common fibular b)     tibial c)     superficial fibular d)     medial plantar e)     sciatic
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 6. 
    6-         In an  accident,. a major artery is injured in the posterior leg of a man, .The sole of his foot is cold and pale. The dorsum of the foot is warm and normally colored. The artery that seems to be injured is the: a)     Peroneal  artery b)     posterior tibial artery c)     femoral artery d)     popliteal artery e)     medial plantar artery
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 7. 
    7-A patient complains of localized pain in a swollen lower calf and cannot strongly plantar flex his foot. What tendon may have ruptured? a)     calcaneal b)     peroneal tertius c)     extensor digitorum longus d)     extensor hallucis longus e)     tibialis anterior
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

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    8-A tennis player feels a "pop" in her calf as she is playing. Her calf becomes tender and there is some slight amount of swelling. Upon examination, her physician informs her that she has ruptured the slender tendon of a small muscle that attaches to the calcaneus. She has apparently ruptured the: a)     gastrocnemius b)     plantaris c)     popliteus d)     soleus e)     tibialis posterior
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 9. 
    9-A football player tears his calcaneal tendon. You would expect to find weakness in: a)     dorsifiexion of the foot b)     eversion of the foot c)     extension of the knee d)     inversion of the foot e)     plantarflexion of the foot
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 10. 
    10-While on vacation in Florida following her final exams, a scuba diving medical student is accidentally speared by her diving partner. The end of the spear passes medial to lateral, posterior to the medial malleolus. It severs an artery there, which is the: a)     anterior tibial b)     dorsalis pedis c)     fibular d)     medial plantar e)     posterior tibial             
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 11. 
    11-The nerve of the lateral leg compartment: a)     Deep peroneal (fibular) b)    Saphenous c)     Superficial peroneal (fibular) d)    Sural e)     Tibial
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      E

  • 12. 
    12-A worker falls from a height and lands on his feet. Radiographs showed a fracture of the sustentaculum tali. The muscle passing immediately beneath itt would be affected is the: a)     fibularis longus b)     flexor digitorum longus c)     flexor hallucis longus d)     tibialis anterior e)     tibialis posterior
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 13. 
    13-A deep laceration, 2 cm in length, immediately posterior to the medial malleolus, may injure any of the following EXCEPT: a)     peroneal artery b)     tibial nerve c)     tendon of tibialis posterior m. d)     tendon of flexor digitorum longus m. e)     tendon of flexor hallucis longus m. 
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 14. 
    14-The lateral plantar nerve is a branch of which nerve? a)     Deep fibular b)     Femoral c)     Saphenous d)     Sural e)     Tibial 
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

  • 15. 
    15-The fibula gives attachment to the following muscles , Except: a)     Soleus. b)     Biceps femoris.. c)     Flexor hallucis longus. d)     Flexor digitorum longus. e)     Peroneus tertius.
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

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      E

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