Pes anserinus tendon (diagram)

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon
Annotated image

Annotated MR image demonstrating the pes anserinus tendons which are (from anterior to posterior): sartorius, gracilis, semitendinosus. The mnemonic S - G - T is often used to recall this tendon order.

Diagram

Reproduction of a lithograph plate from Gray's Anatomy. Image in the public domain. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pes_anserinus.png

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Case information

rID: 16867
Published: 26th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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