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1

Within the popliteal fossa, the ________ is positioned directly posterior to the popliteus muscle

popliteal artery

2

Swelling within the ________ may cause compression of the deep peroneal nerve

anterior compartment of the leg

3

the tendon of the peroneus longus muscle passes ________ to the lateral malleolus prior to attaching in part to the _________

posterior
lateral aspect of the base of the first metatarsal

4

At the distal end of the tibia, the ________ is positioned between the tendons of the flexor hallucis longus and flexor digitorum longus muscles.

tibial nerve

5

the ___________ and ________ pass inferior (deep) to the clavicle

subclavian artery and vein

6

the _________ passes directly anterior to the ___________ of the humerus

radial nerve
lateral epicondyle

7

the ________ and cords of the brachial plexus pass ________ to the pectoralis minor

axillary artery
posterior (deep)

8

the radial nerve and ________ pass directly ________ to the shaft of the humerus

profunda brachii artery
posterior

9

the __________ is positioned directly lateral (superficial) to the serratus anterior muscle

long thoracic nerve

10

the ________ and ________ pass directly posterior to the medial epicondyle of the humerus

ulnar nerve
superior ulnar collateral (or posterior ulnar recurrent) artery

11

near the wrist, the ________ is positioned directly lateral to the tendon of the flexor carpi radialis muscle

radial artery

12

The ulnar artery and nerve pass ________ to the transverse carpal ligament

anterior

13

the ________ and ________ and flexor digitorum profundus muscles pass deep to the transversocarpal ligament

median nerve
tendons of the flexor digitorum superficialis

14

the radial artery passes directly posterior to the________ and the ________

trapezium
base of first metacarpal

15

the tendon of the extensor pollicis longus muscle passes directly medial to ________

dorsal tubercle of the radius

16

the ________ passes directly posterior to the neck of the femur

obturator externus muscle

17

during its posterior course, the ________ passes directly lateral to the pectineus muscle

medial circumflex femoral artery

18

immediately inferior to the inguinal ligament, the ________ is positioned directly lateral to the ________

femoral nerve
femoral artery

19

as they exit the greater sciatic foramen, the ________ are positioned superior to th epiriformis muscle

superior gluteal nerve, artery and vein

20

the ________ passes posterior to the neck of the femur

tendon of the obturator internus muscle

21

as it exits the ________, the sciatic nerve is positioned directly ________ to the piriformis muscle

greater sciatic foramen
inferior

22

the ________ passes directly inferior to the sustentaculum tali of the calcaneus

flexor hallucis longus muscle

23

the tibial nerve passes posterior to the ________

medial malleolus

24

the sural nerve passes posterior and ________ to the ________

inferior
lateral malleolus

25

the tibial attachment of the ________ is positioned anterior to the tibial attachment of the ________

anterior cruciate ligament
posterior cruciate ligament

26

the plantar calcaneonavicular (spring) ligament is positioned inferior to the ________

head of the talus

27

the ________ passes superior (deep) to the long plantar ligament

tendon of the peroneus longus msucle

28

a wrist drop (loss of weakeness of wrist extension) is typically associated with a ________

lesion of the radial nerve

29

a carpal tunnel syndrome is typically associated with a compression of the ________

median nerve at the wrist

30

a gluteal gait, characterized by a tilting of the pelvis towards the uninvolved side, may be due to a ________

lesion of the superior gluteal nerve