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nbme20/Block 4/Question#26 (34.7 difficulty score)
A 33-year-old man comes to the physician ...
Rectus femorisπŸ”

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submitted by sympathetikey(1253),
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jcmed  Was so close to picking vastus intermedius +1  

I remember "rectus femoris" as the "rectum/butt-kicking" muscle. It helps to both extend and raise the knee, like you'd do when kicking someone. Not directly relevant to this question, but they can always ask about action too.

+3/- baja_blast(91),

submitted by markmizrachi(0),

Rectus femoris is more superficial than vastus intermedius, as shown in the above picture.