Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of gluteal region and hip

Capsule and ligaments of left hip joint, viewed from below

Image #181-6

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Muscles and tendons, Thigh.

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Exploration of gluteal region and hip
Capsule and ligaments of left hip joint, viewed from below
The femur has been abducted approximately 30
1 . Iliopsoas muscle (cut off)
2 . Femoral nerve
3 . Left pointer: Femoral sheath Right pointer: Femoral artery
4 . Inguinal ligament
5 . Spermatic cord
6 . Pectineus muscle (cut off)
7 . Body of pubis
8 . Obturator canal (note obturator nerve and artery emerging)
9 . Acetabular branch of obturator artery
10 . Obturator membrane
11 . Urogenital diaphragm
12 . Rectus femoris muscle (straight head)
13 . Iliopectineal bursa
14 . Iliofemoral ligament
15 . Hip articular capsule (part of capsule not well reinforced by ligaments)
16 . Lesser trochanter
17 . Tendon of insertion of obturator externus muscle
18 . Pubofemoral ligament
19 . Ischiofemoral ligament
20 . Left pointer: Acetabular notch Right pointer: Transverse acetabular ligament
21 . Ischial tuberosity
22 . Ischial ramus
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