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1

What are the muscles of the gluteal region? [3]

gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimis

2

SIA: gluteal region

S: superior gluteal A.
I: superior or inferior gluteal n.
A: rotation of thigh

3

What are the muscles of the thigh flexors? [4]

psoas, iliacus, pectineus, TFL

4

SIA: thigh flexors

S: femoral A., obturator A.
I: none
A: thigh flexion

5

What are the muscles of the anterior compartment of the thigh? [5]

vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, rectus femoris, sartorius

6

SIA: anterior compartment of thigh

S: femoral A.
I: femoral n.
A: leg extension

7

What are the muscles of the medial compartment of the thigh? [4]

gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus

8

SIA: medial compartment of thigh

S: femoral A., profunda femoris A.
I: obturator n.
A: adduction of thigh

9

What are the muscles of the lateral hip rotators? [6]

piriformis, gemellus superior, obturator internus, quadratus femoris, gemellus inferior, obturator externus

10

SIA: lateral hip rotators

S: internal pudendal A. or MCF A.
I: sacral plexus*
A: lateral rotation of thigh

11

What are the muscles of the posterior compartment of the thigh? [3]

biceps femoris (long and short head), semimembranosus, semitendinosus

12

SIA: posterior compartment of thigh

S: perforating branches of profunda femoris A.
I: tibial division of sciatic n.
A: extension of thigh, flexion of leg