Clinical Anatomy Quiz 3.1

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Clinical Anatomy Quiz 3.1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What 3 things make up the tibiofemoral articulartion?
  • 2. 
    What 2 things make up the patellofemoral articulation?
  • 3. 
    What is the difference between the mechanical axis and the anatomical axis of the knee?
  • 4. 
    What are 3 possible causes of genu recurvatum?
  • 5. 
    Name the 3 infrapatellar structures.
  • 6. 
    Name the  6 articular ligaments of the knee.
  • 7. 
    Name the ACL's 3 bands.
  • 8. 
    The knee is composed of 2 articulations. Name them.
  • 9. 
    The tibiofemoral joint is also known as a ________ joint.
  • 10. 
    The tibiofemoral joint provides good _______ BUT poor ______.
  • 11. 
    For the tibialfemoral joint: Stability is in complete flexion, mobility after a certain point in extension. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The loose-pack position of the tibiofemoral joint is between __-__° (degrees) of flexion.
  • 13. 
    The closed-pack position for the tibiofemoral joint is in:
  • 14. 
    The medial tibial plateau has an articulating surface that can be 50% larger than the lateral tibial plateau.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The medial and lateral tibial plateaus are symmetrical and convex.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The medial and lateral tibial plateaus are separated by the
  • 17. 
    The condyles of the posterior distal femur are separated by the
  • 18. 
    The condyles on the anterior side of the distal femur are separated by
  • 19. 
    The anatomical axis of the knee is the 
    • A. 

      Interior angle

    • B. 

      Exterior angle

  • 20. 
    The anatomical axis's angle is normally between ___-___° (degrees).
  • 21. 
    The normal angle of the anatomical axis is also known as the __________ angle of the knee.
  • 22. 
    If the interior angle of the knee is > 190°, this is termed
  • 23. 
    What is the term for hyperextension?
  • 24. 
    Genu recurvatum is found to be equally common in both sexes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Because the femoral condyles are asymmetrical, the ______ (larger) side will roll further than the ______ side.
    • A. 

      Medial; lateral

    • B. 

      Lateral; medial

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