Items tagged “illustration”

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Psoas major muscle

The psoas major muscle (usually shortened to just the psoas muscle) is one of the muscles of the posterior abdominal wall and lies not in the retroperitoneum but posterior to it, in the iliopsoas compartment. Summary origin: vertebral bodies, intervertebral discs and transverse processes of T1...

Medical illustrations and diagrams

High-quality medical illustrations and diagrams form an important part of  Attribution All illustrations should have appropriate attribution in the case findings and only be uploaded to Radiopaedia under the following circumstances:  original illustrations created by you (you...

Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle

Flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) muscle, also known as flexor digitorum sublimis muscle, is a muscle in the second (intermediate) layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm. It splits into four tendons, passes through the carpal tunnel under the flexor retinaculum. At the level of the ...

Flexor digitorum profundus muscle

The flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) muscle makes up the third layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm along with the flexor pollicis longus muscle. It passes through the carpal tunnel and is one of the extrinsic muscles of the hand. The flexor digitorum profundus muscle is considered a...

Flexor pollicis longus muscle

The flexor pollicis longus (FPL) muscle is one of the two muscles that make up the third layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm, along with the flexor digitorum profundus muscle. It is a deep muscle under the abductor pollicis brevis muscle. It passes through the carpal tunnel. It is o...

Venous circle of Trolard

The anastomotic venous circle of the base of the brain 1, also referred to as the venous circle of Trolard 2,3,5, is an inconsistently found venous homologue of the better-known arterial circle of Willis. It should not be confused with other venous structures also described by Trolard such as t...