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TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE

Anatomy-Lower Limb

TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE

1. O: ASIS + anterior iliac crest.
2. I: iliotibial band, that attaches to the lateral tibial condyle.
3. NS: superior gluteal n.
4. A: abducts, internally rotates thigh; flexes the thigh at the hip; helps keep knee extended.


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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: Beth ohara [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 7 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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