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ADDUCTOR CANAL

Anatomy-Lower Limb

ADDUCTOR CANAL

1. Also known as the Hunter's canal.
2. Formed by the gutter b/w the vastus medialis + adductor longus (above) and adductor magnus (below). The sartorius forms its roof.
3. Continues from the apex of the femoral triangle.
4. Roofed by fascia which contains the subsartorial plexus.

5. Contents - femoral artery, vein, saphenous nerve. In the upper part - nerve to the vastus medialis.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Häggström, Mikael (2014). Medical gallery of Mikael Häggström 2014. WikiJournal of Medicine 1 (2). DOI:10.15347/wjm/2014.008. ISSN 2002-4436. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 20 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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