MCQ – 88789


A 53-year-old multiparous woman is scheduled to undergo elective sling surgery for treatment of stress incontinence. She has frequent loss of small amounts of urine when she coughs or laughs, despite attempts at conservative treatment. The physician inserts trocars in the obturator foramen bilaterally to make the incision and passes a mesh around the pubic bones and underneath the urethra to form a sling. During the procedure, the physician accidentally injures a nerve in the obturator foramen. The function of which of the following muscles is most likely to be affected following the procedure?

A. Obturator internus


Adductor longus


Transversus abdominis


Rectus femoris

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