Lower Limb - ANTERIOR AND MEDIAL THIGH

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Flashcards on Lower Limb - ANTERIOR AND MEDIAL THIGH, created by Anushka John on 07/11/2018.

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fascia lata the layer of fascia that covers the muscles of the thigh. Form 3 inter muscular septa that attach to lineament aspera
linea aspera where the 3 intermuscular septa of the fascia lata insert
compartments of the thigh Anterior, medial and posterior. Divided by the inter muscular septa formed by the fascia lata
iliotibial tract (or band) * thickening of the fascia lata on the lateral side of thigh * gluteus maximus and tensor fascia lata insert onto this * runs down lateral aspect of thigh, lateral aspect of the knee and inserts on the lateral aspect of the tibia
muscles in anterior thigh quadriceps, sartorius, pectineus, iliopsoas
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