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Flashcards in MSK - Medial Thigh Muscles Deck (26):
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What are the FIVE medial thigh muscles?

- Obturator Externus
- Adductor Brevis
- Adductor Longus
- Adductor Magnus
- Gracialis

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What is the origin of obturator externus?

Membrane of obturator foramen

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Where does obturator externus insert?

Posterior aspect of greater trochanter

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What is the innervation of obturator externus?

Obturator nerve (L2-L4)

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What is the action of obturator externus?

Lateral rotation of the thigh at the hip

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What is the origin of adductor brevis?

- Body of the pubis, inferior to pubic rami

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Where does adductor brevis insert?

- Linea aspera of the posterior femur

- Proximal to adductor longus

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What is the innervation of adductor brevis?

Obturator nerve (L2-L4)

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What is the action of adductor brevis?

Adduction of the thigh

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What is the origin of adductor longus?

Pubis

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Where does adductor longus insert?

Linea aspera (broadly)

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What is the innvervation of adductor longus?

Obturator nerve (L2-L4)

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What are the actions of adductor longus?

- Adduction of thigh

- Medial rotation of the thigh

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What are the origins of the adductor part of adductor magnus?

- Inferior rami of the pubis

- Rami of the ischium

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What is the origin of the hamstring part of the adductor magnus?

Ischial tuberosity

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Where does the adductor part of adductor magnus insert?

Linea aspera

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Where does the hamstring part of adductor magnus insert?

Adductor tubercule on distal and medial side of the femur

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What is the innervation of the adductor part of adductor magnus?

Obturator nerve (L2-L4)

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What is the innervation of the hamstring part of adductor magnus?

Tibial nerve (L4-S3)

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What is an action of adductor magnus?

Adduction of the thigh

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What is the action of the adductor part of adductor magnus?

Flexion of the thigh

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What is the action of the hamstring part of adductor magnus?

Extension of the thigh

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What are the origins of Gracialis?

- Inferior rami of the pubis

- Body of the pubis

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Where does Gracialis insert?

Medial surface of the tibia (in between the tendons of sartorius (anteriorly) and semitendinosus (superiorly)

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What is the innervation of gracialis?

Obturator nerve (L2-L4)

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What are the actions of gracialis?

- Adduction of the thigh

- Flexion of the leg at the knee

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