Anatomy Questions (3) for USMLE, MCCEE, PLAB, FCPS, PDMC,MRCP………

A 43 year-old woman visits her physician for a follow up after abdominal hysterectomy. During surgery, the obturator nerve was served.

What is the most likely lost due to this injury?

A-Abduction of the hip joint

B-Adduction of the hip joint

C-Flexion of the knee joint

D-Extension of the knee joint

E-Dorsiflexion of the ankle joint


Adduction of the hip joint is induced by the muscles of the medical compartment of the thigh which are innervated by the obturator nerve.

The correct answer is B

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