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DEEP POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF LEG-POPLITEUS

Anatomy-Lower Limb

DEEP POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF LEG-POPLITEUS

1. O: lateral aspect of lateral femoral condyle + lateral meniscus.
2. I: posterior tibia (above soleal line).
3. NS: tibial n.
4. A: unlocks the knee by rotating the femur on the fixed tibia; weak flexor of knee.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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