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Anterior and medical compartment of thigh is the major topic of discussion in this sqadia.com V learning lecture. Primarily, surface anatomy and bony landmarks along with the muscles of anterior thigh has been highlighted. In addition to this, quadriceps femoris, muscles of medial thigh alongside the adductor canal has been delineated. Furthermore, adductor hiatus and both the structure and contents of adductor canal has been brought under consideration.
Surface Anatomy and Bony Landmarks
First of all, an overview of pelvis followed by its lateral and medial view has been presented. In addition to this, femur and Q-angle has been discussed. In the end, surface anatomy has been considered in-detail.
Muscles of Anterior Thigh
The prime focus of this section is on the muscles of anterior thigh. These muscles include iliopsoas, tensor fascia latae and sartorius. Following this, hip pointer in conjunction with the avulsion fractures have been highlighted thoroughly.
In the beginning, quadriceps femoris and rectus femoris has been discussed. Subsequently, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and vastus intermedialis has been conversed about. Additionally, innervation of knee muscles, quadriceps insufficiency together with the patellar tendinitis has been shed light on. In the end, dysfunction of vastus lateralis and medialis is explicated.
Muscles of Medial Thigh
Amongst the muscles of medial thigh, sartorius, pectineus and gracilis muscle is explained. Moreover, obturator externus and adductor muscles are expansively deliberated. The later encompass adductor longus, adductor brevis and adductor magnus.
The Adductor Canal
Primarily, adductor hiatus has been defined. Moving ahead, adductor canal is elaborated. In addition to this, both the structure and the contents of adductor canal have been highlighted quite comprehensively.