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Adductor Longus

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Origin

  • Superior pubic ramus

Insertion

  • Middle third lip of the linea aspera

Actions

  • Adduction of the thigh
  • Stabilization of the pelvis
  • Balances the pelvis on a lower limb during the gait cycle

Artery

  • Deep femoral artery (primary)
  • Medial femoral circumflex artery (superior portion)
  • Femoral artery, the popliteal artery and the genicular arteries (inferior)

Nerve

  • Anterior division of the obturator nerve (L2-L4)

Clinical Significance

  • Pathology
    • Adductor longus rupture Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; invalid names, e.g. too many

See Also


Created by:
Connor Farrell on 28 February 2020 19:57:38
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Last edited:
28 February 2020 20:22:18