The functional anatomy of hip abductors.

  title={The functional anatomy of hip abductors.},
  author={Abdulmonem A. Al-Hayani},
  journal={Folia morphologica},
  volume={68 2},
The gluteal region was dissected in 18 adult cadavers. The attachments, directions, and orientations of the fibres of the tensor fasciae latae, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus muscles were noted. The gluteus medius was found to be formed of three distinct parts, while the gluteus minimus was formed of two parts only; each part of these muscles had its separate innervations from the superior gluteal nerve. The tensor fasciae latae muscle arose from the anterior part of the outer lip of the… CONTINUE READING
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