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Can you name the answers to the following questions about the gluteal region?

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The cup into which the head of the femur sits.
This can become trapped in the piriformis muscle in a small segment of the population.
This is created where the buttocks meet the leg.
The muscle pair Superior Gemellus/Obturator Internus are innervated by what nerve?
This muscle tenses a thick band of fascia on the lateral border of the thigh.
The gluteal artery runs between these two muscles. (Enter answer as '____ and ____')
This union of blood vessels supplies all sides of the hip.
This muscle is the most posterior in the gluteal region (and the largest).
This type of movement at the knee joint brings the foot forward.
The 'Nerve to Quadratus Femoris' has the same spinal segments as what other nerve?
This region of the body is between the knee and the ankle.
This nerve arises from ventral primary rami at spinal segments s1-s3.
This type of movement at the hip joint brings the thigh towards the chest.
Spinal segments of the inferior gluteal nerve.
This branch of the superior gluteal artery supplies the gluteus medius/minimus and tensor fascia lata.
This muscle is deep to the gluteus medius.
The superior/middle cluneal nerves come from this primary rami.
This contains small blood vessels that supply the head of the femur.
This disease is characterized by radiating pain down the leg.
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Trendelenburg's sign indicates a problem with this muscle.
Spinal segments of the sciatic nerve.
Spinal segments of the superior cluneal nerves.
This muscle separates the superior/inferior gemellus and may look like a tendon.
This structure supplies blood superior to the piriformis.
Spinal segments of the middle/inferior cluneal nerves.
Spinal segments of the superior gluteal nerve.
The 'Nerve to Obturator Internus' has the same spinal segments as what other nerve?
The inferior cluneal nerves come from this type of primary rami.
This quadrant of the buttocks should be used for all injections to the area.
This muscle is inferior to the inferior gemellus.
The muscle pair Inferior Gemellus/Quadratus Femoris is innervated by what nerve?
Spinal segments of the pudendal nerve.
This region of the body is between the hip and knee joints.
This branch of the superior gluteal artery supplies the gluteus maximus.
This artery exits the obturator foramen inferior to the piriformis.
This is the KEY MUSCLE in the gluteal region; it defines areas of innervation above and below.
This nerve innervates the superolateral superficial portion of the buttocks.

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