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1

What is the function of the Ligaments of the Hip Joint?

To increase stability

2

How many groups of Ligaments of the Hip Joint are there?

2

3

What are the groups of Ligaments of the Hip Joint?

1. Intracapsular Ligaments of the Hip Joint
2. Extracapsular Ligaments of the Hip Joint

4

What is the only Intracapsular Ligament of the Hip Joint?

Ligament of the Head of the Femur

5

How large is the "Ligament of the Head of the Femur"?

It is quite small

6

Where does the "Ligament of the Head of the Femur" run from / to?

From - Acetabular Fossa
To - Fovea of the Femur

7

What is enclosed in the "Ligament of the Head of the Femur"?

A Branch of the Obturator Artery (Artery to the Head of the Femur)

8

What does the Artery enclosed in the "Ligament of the Head of the Femur" supply?

It is a minor source of Arterial supply to the Hip Joint

9

How many main Extracapsular Ligaments of the Hip Joint are there?

3

10

What are the main Extracapsular Ligaments of the Hip Joint?

1. Iliofemoral Ligament
2. Pubofemoral Ligament
3. Ischiofemoral Ligament

11

Where does the Iliofemoral Ligament span between?

1. Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine
2. Intertrochanteric Line of the Femur

12

What shape is the Iliofemoral Ligament?

"Y" shaped

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What is the function of the Iliofemoral Ligament?

It prevents Hyperextension of the Hip Joint

14

Where does the Pubofemoral Ligament span between?

1. Superior Pubic Rami
2. Intertrochanteric Line of the Femur

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What shape is the Pubofemoral Ligament?

Triangular shaped

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What is the function of the Pubofemoral Ligament?

1. It prevents excessive Abduction
2. It prevents excessive Extension

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Where does the Ischiofemoral Ligament span between?

1. The Body of the Ischium
2. Greater Trochanter of the Femur

18

What shape is the Ischiofemoral Ligament?

It has a Spiral orientation

19

What is the function of the Ischiofemoral Ligament?

It prevents excessive Extension