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

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