POPLITEAL FOSSA AND FEMORAL CANAL

POPLITEAL FOSSA AND FEMORAL CANAL

Mnemonic-

Sam said, “You better go and plant trees”

Superomedially– Semitendinosus and Semimembranosus

Superolaterally– Biceps femoris

Inferomedially– Medial head of Gastrocnemius

Inferolaterally– Lateral head of Gastrocnemius , Plantaris

Mnemonic 

Small posts for medical staff

Small – Small saphenous vein

Post– Posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh

Med– Post division of medial cutaneous nerve of thigh

Staff– Sural communicating nerve

Mnemonic

 COPS

C Capsule of knee joint

O– Oblique popliteal ligament

P Popliteal surface of femur

S Strong popliteal fascia

Mnemonic:

Let the Private VAN Come

Let- lymph nodes
Private- Posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh
VAN– Popliteal vein, artery, nerve and branches
Come- Common peronial nerve and branches

-Pooja Phugirkar

Pratik Agarwal

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