Which artery is most at risk with a proximal tibial fracture?
Compression of what vessel would lead to a weakened dorsalis pedis artery?
anterior tibial artery
Name the syndrome: acute medical problem following injury, surgery or repetetive muscle use - increased pressure within a confined spaced compresses neurovascular structures and impairs blood supply
What muscle can cause sciatic nerve impingement?
What is contained in the femoral canal (2)?
deep inguinal lymph node
Name 2 motor deficits caused by compression of the deep fibular nerve
weakened dorsiflexion (foot drop)
weakened digital extension
Is the femoral canal open to the peritoneal cavity?
NO, covered by parietal peritoneum
Which movement of the knee joint is limited by the MCL?
lateral displacement of tibia on femur
What do respiratory crackles suggest?
What part of the body is suspected of pathological problems when both pulmonary problems and edema is presented?
Name the disorder: embolus that wraps around the bifurcation of the pulmonary trunk
Trace the pathway from the femoral vein to the pulmonary arteries
external iliac vein
common iliac vein
inferior vena cava
A Tinel sign is a sign of?
What nerve passes through the tarsal tunnel?
What types of movements occur at the subtalar (talocalcaneal) joint?
(no dorsiflexion or plantarflexion)
Where would lymph drain from injury to the soft tissue of the ankle?
Popliteal nodes to deep inguinal nodes
What nerve provides sensory innervation for the medial aspect of the leg? From what nerve does it branch off of?
What type of bursitis can come about from being on your knees for too long?
Which node will drain infection of the prepatellar bursa?
Superficial inguinal nodes
What arteries are compromised by an intracapsular hip fracture?
In younger patients, why are hip replacements not always required?
Obturator artery supply decreases with age
Why is hip replacement not necessary for all extracapsular fractures?
Blood supply to the head is not usually interrupted