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150

Name the nerves which appear at the medial margin of the psoas major.

Lumbosacral trunk (L4, L5 ventral rami)

151

The upper, larger band of the sacral plexus becomes _______.

sciatic nerve

152

The superior gluteal artery lies between the first and second sacral ventral rami. True/False

False

153

The common peroneal nerve is formed by dorsal division of the sacral plexus. True/False

True

154

Name the nerve(s) which leave(s) the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen above the piriformis.

Superior gluteal nerve (L4-S1 dorsal rami)

155

Which of the following muscles is not innervated by the muscular branches of the sacral plexus?
A. Obturator externus.
B. Sphincter ani externus
C. Levator ani.
D. Coccygeus.

A. Obturator externus
Supplied by the posterior branch of the obturator nerve

156

Name the nerve which innervates the tensor fascia latae. ___ of ___

inferior branch of the superior gluteal nerve (dorsal rami of L4-S1)

157

Name nerves which are formed by both dorsal and ventral branches of the sacral plexus.

Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve (S2, S3 ventral rami and S1, S2 dorsal rami)

158

Which of the following nerves is formed by both dorsal and ventral branches of the sacral plexus?
A. Perforating cutaneous nerve
B. Superior gluteal nerve
C. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
D. Pudendal nerve

C. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
(S2, S3 ventral rami and S1, S2 dorsal rami)

159

Name the nerve which accompanies the inferior gluteal vessels.

Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve (S2, S3 ventral rami and S1, S2 dorsal rami)

160

Name the nerve which innervates the skin of the gluteal region, perineum and posterior side of the thigh and leg.

Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve (S2, S3 ventral rami and S1, S2 dorsal rami)

161

The posterior femoral cutaneous nerve branches followings, Except
a. gluteal branch
b. articular branch
c. perineal branch
d. branch to the thigh and leg.

b. articular branch
only a cutaneous nerve!

162

Which of the following nerves innervates the skin of the gluteal region, perineum and posterior side of the thigh and leg?
A. Superior gluteal nerve
B. Inferior gluteal nerve
C. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
D. Anococcygeal nerve

C. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve

163

Name the nerve which leaves the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen below the piriformis and descends between the greater trochanter and ischial tuberosity.

Sciatic nerve (L4-S3)

164

The muscular branches of the sciatic nerve innervate following muscles, Except;
a. adductor magnus
b. pectineus
c. biceps femoris
d. semitendinosus.

B. Pectineus

165

The tibial nerve appears from the dorsal branches of the fourth and fifth lumbar, and first to third sacral ventral rami. True/False

False - ventral branches of L4, L5

166

Name the nerve which passes anterior side of the arch of the soleus behind the soleal line.

Tibial nerve (L4-S3 ventral rami)

167

Name the artery which accompanies the tibial nerve in the posteromedial side of the leg.

Posterior tibial artery

168

Which of the following nerves accompanies the posterior tibial artery?
A. Sural nerve
B. Deep peroneal nerve
C. Common peroneal nerve
D. Tibial nerve

D. Tibial nerve

169

The tibial nerve bifurcates into the medial and lateral plantar nerves under the;
a. fibular retinaculum
b. plantar aponeurosis
c. extensor retinaculum
d. flexor retinaculum

d. flexor retinaculum

170

Which of the following nerves innervates the second, third and fourth lumbricals on the foot?
A. Medial plantar nerve
B. Deep branch of the lateral plantar nerve
C. Superficial branch of the lateral plantar nerve
D. First common plantar digital nerve

B. Deep branch of the lateral plantar nerve

171

The articular branches to the knee from the tibial nerve accompany the following arteries, Except:
a. superior medial genicular artery
b. inferior medial genicular artery
c. middle genicular artery
d. descending genicular artery

d. descending genicular artery

172

Name the nerve which innervates the distal tibiofibular joint. _______ of _______

interosseous branch of the tibial nerve (L4-S3 ventral rami)

173

The sural nerve is the branch from the:
a. sciatic nerve
b. common peroneal nerve
c. tibial nerve
d. superficial peroneal nerve.

c. tibial nerve

174

The sural communicating nerve is a branch of the;
a. sciatic nerve
b. common peroneal nerve
c. tibial nerve
d. interosseous branch of tibial nerve

b. common peroneal nerve

175

The sural nerve descends medial to the tendo calcaneous with the lesser saphenous vein. True/ False

False - lateral to the tendo calcaneous

176

Name the nerve which connects with the superficial fibular nerve on the dorsum of the foot and the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve in the leg. __________ of ________

Sural nerve of the tibial nerve (L4-S3 ventral rami)

177

Name the nerve which accompanies the arteria dosalis pedis. _____ of _____

Medial terminal branch of the deep peroneal nerve

178

Name the nerve which appears between the abductor hallucis and the flexor digitorum brevis. _____ of _____

Medial plantar nerve of the tibial nerve (L4-S3 ventral rami)

179

Name the nerve which supplies adjacent side of the third and fourth toes and connects with the lateral plantar nerve. ___ of ___

3rd common plantar nerve of the medial plantar nerve of the tibial nerve (L4-S3 ventral rami)