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Lower Limb

Leg Muscles

Muscles of the leg include muscles of the thigh and foot. Leg muscles functions to perform all the motions and movements of the lower limb like standing, running, dancing etc. Leg muscles can be divided into 3 compartments: Anterior compartment, posterior compartment and lateral compartment. Muscles of

Femoral Triangle

Femoral Triangle is a triangular depression on the very front of the upper one-third of the thigh below the inguinal ligament. Its apex is pointed downward. Boundaries of the Femoral Triangle Boundaries of a Femoral Triangle are as follows: Lateral: Medial border of sartorius. Medial: Medial border

Sciatic Nerve

Sciatic Nerve is the thickest nerve in the body. At the beginning it is 1.5 to 2 cm wide. It is composed of 2 parts tibial and common peroneal nerves and its point of origin is in pelvis of ventral rami of L4 to S3 spinal nerves.

Posterior Compartment of The Leg

Posterior Compartment of The Leg is the biggest osseofascial compartment of the leg. Borders And Subdivisions Anterior: Posterior surfaces of the tibia, fibula, interosseous membrane, and posterior intermuscular septum. Posterior: Deep fascia of the leg extending from the medial border of the tibia to the posterior intermuscular

Saphenous Vein

Great Saphenous Vein The Great Saphenous Vein is located in the superficial fascia and is easily observed (Greek saphenous = easily viewed). The great saphenous vein is the longest vein of the body and represents the pre-axial vein of the lower limb. It’s also termed long saphenous

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