Popliteal fossa

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Review Questions:

  1. Describe the boundaries including roof (posterior wall) and floor (anterior wall) of the popliteal fossa.

  2. State the main contents of the popliteal fossa.

  3. State the extents, surface landmarks and branches of the popltiteal artery.

  4. Define the region(s) drained by popliteal lymph nodes.

  5. What conditions would present as soft masses in the popliteal fossa?