Exploration of gluteal region and hip

Capsule and ligaments of left hip joint, anterior view

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Exploration of gluteal region and hip
Capsule and ligaments of left hip joint, anterior view
1 . Iliopsoas muscle (cut off)
2 . Left pointer: Femoral artery Right pointer: Femoral nerve
3 . Aponeurosis of external oblique muscle
4 . Left pointer: Superficial inguinal ring Right pointer: Inguinal ligament
5 . Spermatic cord
6 . Inferior pubic ramus
7 . Obturator membrane (Obturator internus muscle visible through membrane)
8 . Superior pubic ramus (pointer indicates area of origin of pectineus muscle)
9 . Ischial ramus
10 . Pubofemoral ligament
11 . Iliopectineal bursa
12 . Tendon of origin of rectus femoris muscle
13 . Hip articular capsule (pointer on iliofemoral ligament)
14 . Greater trochanter
15 . Intertrochanteric line
16 . Lesser trochanter
17 . Body of femur