The popliteal fossa is a diamond shaped area found on the posterior side of the knee.
- Superomedial: Semimembranosus & Semitendinosus
- Superolateral: Biceps femoris
- Inferomedial: Medial head of Gastrocnemius
- Inferolateral: Lateral head of Gastrocnemius & Plantaris.
- Fascia covering popliteus
- Popliteal surface of femur
- Oblique popliteal ligament.
- Popliteal artery
- Popliteal vein
- Sciatic nerve dividing into tibial & common peroneal nerve.
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