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Flashcards in Anterior Thigh Deck (28):
1

Rectus Femoris: O

AIIS and groove superior to acetabulum

2

Rectus Femoris: I

Common quadriceps tendon into tibial tuberosity

3

Rectus Femoris: N

Femoral nerve
(L3-4, sometimes L2 - depends on individual)

4

Rectus Femoris: A

Flexes and stabilizes thigh
Extends leg (at the knee joint)

5

Vastus Lateralis: O

Greater trochanter & lateral lip of linea aspera of femur

6

Vastus Lateralis: I

Common quadriceps tendon into tibial tuberosity

7

Vastus Lateralis: N

Femoral nerve (L3-4, sometimes L2 - depends on individual)

8

Vastus Lateralis: A

Extends leg (at the knee joint)

9

Vastus Intermedius: O

Anterior and lateral surface of the body of femur

10

Vastus Intermedius: I

Common quadriceps tendon into tibial tuberosity

11

Vastus Intermedius: N

Femoral nerve (L3-4, sometimes L2 - depends on individual)

12

Vastus Intermedius: A

Extends leg (at the knee joint)

13

Vastus Medialis: O

Intertrochanteric line and medial lip of linea aspera

14

Vastus Medialis: I

Common quadriceps tendon into tibial tuberosity

15

Vastus Medialis: N

Femoral nerve (L3-4, sometimes L2 - depends on individual)

16

Vastus Medialis: A

Extends leg (at the knee joint)

17

Tensor Facia Latae: O

ASIS and external lip of iliac crest

18

Tensor Facia Latae: I

Iliotibial tract that attaches to lateral tibial condyle

19

Tensor Facia Latae: N

Superior gluteal nerve (L4-5)

20

Tensor Facia Latae: A

Abducts, medially rotates, flexes and steadies trunk on thigh.
Help keep leg/knee extended

21

Sartorius: O

ASIS

22

Sartorius: I

Pes anserine insertion (below medial condyle of tibia)

23

Sartorius: N

Femoral nerve
(L3-4)

24

Sartorius: A

Flexes, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh,
Flexes leg

25

Articularis Genu: O

Inferior part of anterior aspect of femur

26

Articularis Genu: I

Synovial membrane of knee joint and wall of suprapatellar bursa

27

Articularis Genu: N

Femoral nerve

28

Articularis Genu: A

Pulls synovial capsule superiorly during extension of leg