MSK Quiz#1, Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology  

1. During a routine dissection of the gluteal region, a medical student notices a nerve exiting the pelvis below the piriformis muscle. Which of the following muscles is this nerve most likely to innervate? 

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2. A patient presents with difficulty abducting their arm beyond 15 degrees. Damage to which of the following muscles is most likely responsible for this deficit? 

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3. In a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome, compression of which nerve is responsible for the symptoms of numbness, tingling, and pain in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and lateral half of the ring finger? 

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4. Which of the following ligaments of the knee is most important for preventing anterior displacement of the tibia on the femur? 

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5. During a forearm fracture, a patient damages a nerve running in the radial groove of the humerus. Which of the following actions would this patient most likely have difficulty performing? 

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