Items tagged “lower extremity”
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The piriformis muscle is a muscle in the gluteal region of the lower limb. Summary origin: sacrum course: exits the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen insertion: greater trochanter of the femur action: abduction and lateral rotation of the thigh arterial supply superior gluteal ar...
Published 18 Apr 2014
Published 23 Oct 2014
The adductor canal (also known as the Hunter canal) is a muscular tunnel in the thigh. It commences at the inferior end of the femoral triangle and terminates at the adductor hiatus. Gross anatomy Boundaries anteriorly: sartorius muscle posteromedially: adductor longus and adductor magnus m...