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- “ Diagrams of the popliteal fossa. ”

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  • Gastrocnemius muscle - “ The gastrocnemius muscle is one of the calf muscles (triceps surae) in the superficial posterior compartment of the leg which sits superficial to ...”
  • Common peroneal nerve - “ The common peroneal nerve, also known as common fibular nerve, forms the lateral part of the sciatic nerve and supplies the leg. Summary origin:...”
  • Popliteal artery - “ The popliteal artery is the direct continuation of the superficial femoral artery, at the point where it exits the adductor canal at the adductor ...”
  • Tibial nerve - “ The tibial nerve is one of two terminal branches of the sciatic nerve and supplies the leg and foot with motor and sensory supply. Summary origi...”
  • Sural nerve - “ The sural nerve is a sensory nerve of the lower limb formed by the union of sural branch of the tibial nerve and the communicating sural branch of...”
  • Popliteal fossa anatomy (mnemonic) - “ A useful mnemonic to remember popliteal fossa anatomy (medial-to-lateral arrangement) is: Serve And Volley Next Ball Mnemonic S: semimembranosu...”
  • Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve - “ The posterior femoral cutaneous nerve, also known as the posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh, is a sensory branch of the sacral plexus. It aris...”
  • Popliteal fossa - “ The popliteal fossa (plural: fossae) is a diamond or rhomboid-shaped fat-filled space in the posterior knee. The space is extremely dynamic, allow...”
  • Sciatic nerve - “ The sciatic nerve arises from the sacral plexus from the roots of L4-S3 and runs through the buttock and down the lower limb. It is the longest an...”
  • Biceps femoris muscle - “ The biceps femoris is one of the large muscles in the posterior compartment of the thigh and a component of the hamstrings. It has a long and a sh...”
  • Popliteal vein - “ The popliteal vein forms from the posterior and anterior tibial veins and ascends through the popliteal fossa to the opening in adductor magnus al...”
  • Small saphenous vein - “ The small saphenous vein (SSV) forms part of the superficial venous drainage of the lower limb. Terminology Small saphenous vein is the preferre...”
  • Semimembranosus muscle - “ The semimembranosus muscle is one of the hamstring muscles in the posterior compartment of the thigh and accompanies the semitendinosus muscle in ...”

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