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ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF THIGH-SARTORIUS

Anatomy-Lower Limb

ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF THIGH-SARTORIUS

1. O: ASIS.
2. I: passes obliquely across the thigh, downwards on the roof of the adductor canal and together with the tendons of the GRACILIS + SEMITENDINOSUS forms a conjoint tendon (Pes Anserinus) to be inserted into the anteromedial subcutaneous surface of the proximal tibia.
3. NS: anterior branch of the femoral n.
4. A: abducts + flexes + externally rotates the thigh; flexes the knee.


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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: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 7 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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