muscles in anterior compartment of thigh

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muscles in anterior compartment of thigh
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2010-12-09 20:18:20
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  1. rectus femoris
    • o: anterior inferior iliac spine of coxal bone
    • i: upper border patella-->patellar ligament-->tibial tuberosity
    • a: flex thigh at hio and extend leg at knee
    • inn: femoral
  2. vastus lateralis, medius and intermedius
    • o: lateralis-greater trochanter and linea aspera of femur
    • -medius: linea aspera femur
    • -intermedius:shaft of femur
    • i: patella--> patellar ligament-->tibial tuberosity
    • a: extend leg at knee
    • inn: femoral
  3. sartorius
    • o: anterior superior iliac spine
    • i: shaft tibia
    • a: flex leg at knee; flex laterally rotate and abduct thigh at hip
    • inn: femoral nerve

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