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Which of the following muscles passes out of the knee joint to reach the tibia?
The fibrous capsule of the knee is deficient on the lateral condyle to allow the tendon of the popliteus to pass out of the joint to attach to the tibia
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|61. The lateral compartment of the foot contains which of the following muscles?
(A) abductor digiti minimi brevis
(B) flexor hallucis brevis
(C) quadratus plantae
(D) flexor hallucis longus
(E) abductor hallucis
|62. The central compartment of the foot contains all of the following muscles EXCEPT
(A) flexor digitorum brevis
(B) flexor digitorum longus
(C) quadratus plantae
(D) abductor hallucis
|63. The medial plantar nerve is a terminal branch of which of the following nerves?
|64. All of the following statements concerning the saphenous nerve are correct EXCEPT
(A) It is the largest cutaneous branch of the femoral nerve.
(B) It passes anterior to the medial malleolus to the dorsum of the foot.
(C) It supplies skin along the medial side of the foot.
(D) It supplies skin on the anterior and medial side of the leg.
(E) It innervates the muscles of the foot in the medial compartment of the foot.
|65. Which of the following ligaments prevents hyperextension of the hip joint during standing?
(D) ligament of head of femur
(E) transverse acetabular
|66. A synovial protrusion beyond the free margin of the fibrous capsule onto the posterior aspect of the femoral neck forms a bursa for which of these muscle tendons?
(B) obturator internus
(C) obturator externus
(D) superior gemellus
(E) quadratus femoris
|67. All of the following statements concerning the ligament of the head of the femur are correct
(A) It is a weak ligament.
(B) It is of little importance in strengthening the hip.
(C) It contains a small nerve.
|68. Which of the following arteries provides the main blood supply for the hip joint?
(B) medial circumflex
(C) lateral circumflex
(D) common iliac
(E) internal iliac
|69. Which of the following muscles is the most important muscle in stabilizing the knee?
(A) biceps femoris
(B) adductor magnus
(C) obturator internus
(D) quadriceps femoris
|70. Which of the following muscles passes out of the knee joint to reach the tibia?
(E) tibialis anterior
|71. All of the following statements concerning the fibular collateral ligament are correct EXCEPT
(A) It splits the tendon of the biceps femoris.
(B) It is superficial to the tendon of the popliteus.
(C) It is connected to the lateral meniscus.
(D) It is rounded and cordlike.
(E) It extends from the lateral epicondyle of the femur to the head of the fibula.
|72. Which of the following statements concerning the tibial collateral ligament is correct?
(A) It is attached to the lateral meniscus.
(B) It is stronger than the fibular collateral ligament.
(C) It is less frequently damaged than the fibular collateral ligament.
|73. The oblique popliteal ligament is an expansion of the tendon of which of the following muscles?
(C) adductor magnus
|74. All of the following ligaments of the knee are intra-articular EXCEPT
(A) anterior cruciate
(B) lateral meniscus
(D) posterior cruciate
(E) medial meniscus
|75. Which of the following statements concerning the anterior cruciate ligament is correct?
(A) It is the stronger of the two cruciate ligaments.
(B) It has a relatively poor blood supply.
(C) It is the main stabilizing factor for the femur when one is walking downhill.
(D) It tightens during flexion of the knee joint, preventing anterior displacement of the tibia on the femur.
(E) It attaches to the anterior part of the lateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur
|76. All of the following statements concerning the menisci of the knee joint are correct EXCEPT
(A) They are thicker at their external margins.
(B) They taper to thin, unattached edges in the interior of the joint.
(C) They are wedge-shaped in transverse section.
|77. Which of the following statements correctly applies to the lateral meniscus?
(A) It is larger and less movable than the medial meniscus.
(B) It is in contact with the fibular collateral ligament.
(C) It is attached to the posterior cruciate ligament by the posterior meniscofemoral ligament.
(D) It adheres to the deep surface of the tibial collateral ligament.
(E) It acts like a shock absorber
|78. Which of the following genicular branches supplies the cruciate ligaments?
(C) anterior recurrent branches of the anterior tibial recurrent
(D) circumflex fibular
(E) posterior recurrent branches of the anterior tibial recurrent
|79. Which of the following three ligaments are damaged in the “unhappy triad” of knee injuries?
(A) ACL, tibial collateral, and medial meniscus
(B) PCL, fibular collateral, and lateral meniscus
(C) ACL, fibular collateral, and medial meniscus
(D) PCL, tibial collateral, and lateral meniscus
(E) ACL, tibial collateral, and lateral meniscus
|80. Pain on lateral rotation of the tibia on the femur indicates damage to which of the following structures?
(A) anterior cruciate ligament
(B) posterior cruciate ligament
(C) lateral meniscus
(D) medial meniscus
(E) posterior meniscofemoral ligament