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ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF THIGH-VASTUS LATERALIS

Anatomy-Lower Limb

ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF THIGH-VASTUS LATERALIS

1. O: greater trochanter + lateral lip of the linea aspera + upper 2/3 of the lateral supracondylar line + lateral intermuscular septum.
2. I: base of patella + tibial tuberosity via patella tendon.
3. NS: posterior branch of femoral n.
4. A: extends 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: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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