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Musculoskeletal (Orthopedics) | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Axial Muscles
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Muscles of Mastication
Temporalis
Masseter
Medial Pterygoid
Lateral Pterygoid
Innervation
Mandibular Branch (V3) of Trigeminal Nerve
Embryology
1st Branchial Arch
1 min
Neck and Shoulder Muscles
Superficial
Splenius Capitis
Trapezius
Rhomboid Minor
Rhomboid Major
Deltoid
Latissimus Dorsi
Deep
Levator Scapulae
Supraspinatus
Infraspinatus
Teres Minor
Teres Major
2 mins
Anterior Thorax Muscles
Characteristics
Pectoralis Minor
Pectoralis Major
Serratus Anterior
Intercostals (External, Internal, Innermost)
Subcostales
Transversus Thoracis
Diaphragm
2 mins
Back Muscles
Superficial
Latissimus Dorsi
External Oblique
Internal Oblique
Gluteus Medius
Gluteus Maximus
Deep
Erector Spinae
Serratus Anterior
Serratus Posterior
2 mins
Pathways through the Diaphragm
Characteristics
T8 Level (Caval opening)
Inferior Vena Cava
T10 Level (Esophageal Opening)
Esophagus
Vagus Nerve
Esophageal Branches Left Gastric Vessels
T12 Level (Aortic opening)
Aorta
Thoracic Duct
Azygos Vein
2 mins
Deep Gluteal Muscles
General Action
Lateral Rotation and Abduction
Muscles
Gluteus Minimus
Medially Rotates Leg
Piriformis
Superior Gemellus
Obturator Internus
Inferior Gemellus
Quadratus Femoris
Other Structures
Sacrotuberous Ligament
1 min

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