Adductor canal

ADDUCTOR CANAL

Q. 1

All of the following are contents of adductor canal, EXCEPT?

 A

Femoral artery

 B

Popliteal artery

 C

Nerve to Vastus medialis

 D

Saphenous nerve

Q. 1

All of the following are contents of adductor canal, EXCEPT?

 A

Femoral artery

 B

Popliteal artery

 C

Nerve to Vastus medialis

 D

Saphenous nerve

Ans. B

Explanation:

Femoral artery and vein, saphenous nerve and, in the upper part, the nerve to vastus medialis.

Adductor canal or subsartorial or Hunter‘s canal is a gutter-shaped tunnel in the middle third of the thigh. It extends from the apex of the femoral triangle to the adductor hiatus in the tendon of adductor magnus. 

Boundaries are given below:

  • Anterior and lateral wall: vastus medialis
  • Posterior wall – superior: adductor longus; inferior: adductor magnus
  • Medial wall: Sartorius, which overlies the groove between the above muscles, forming the roof of the canal.

Q. 2

Hunter’s canal is seen in‑

 A

Cubital fossa

 B

Popliteal fossa

 C

Thigh

 D

Calf

Q. 2

Hunter’s canal is seen in‑

 A

Cubital fossa

 B

Popliteal fossa

 C

Thigh

 D

Calf

Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘c’ i.e., Thigh


Q. 3

Not a content of Hunter’s canal ‑

 A

Femoral artery

 B

Femoral vein

 C

Femoral nerve

 D

Sphenous nerve

Q. 3

Not a content of Hunter’s canal ‑

 A

Femoral artery

 B

Femoral vein

 C

Femoral nerve

 D

Sphenous nerve

Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘c’ i.e., Femoral nerve

Contents of adductor canal are femoral artery, femoral vein, Saphenous nerve, nerve to vastus medialis, descending genicular artery, deep lymph vessels, and two terminal divisions of obturator nerve.



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