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MEDIAL COMPARTMENT OF THE THIGH

Anatomy-Lower Limb

MEDIAL COMPARTMENT OF THE THIGH

1. Contents separated from the anterior compartment by the medial intermuscular septum.
2. No septum dividing them from the posterior compartment.
3. Medial intermuscular septum lies deep to the femoral vessels and is a continuation of the fascia lata in the floor of the saphenous opening.
4. Superficial contents - gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis.
5. Deep contents - adductor magnus, obturator externus.
6. Others - obturator nerve, obturator vessels, profunda femoris artery.



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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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