Dissection of anterior and medial aspects of thigh

Adductor longus and pectineus muscles

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Dissection of anterior and medial aspects of thigh
Adductor longus and pectineus muscles
The femoral artery and nerve have been retracted laterally to reveal the insertions of the pectineus and adductor longus. The deep femoral artery has also been partially exposed. Only the distal parts of the deep femoral veins have been preserved in the dissection.
1 . External iliac lymph node
2 . Peritoneum
3 . Upper pointer: External iliac vein Lower pointer: Inguinal ligament
4 . Upper pointer: Pectineus muscle Lower pointer: Branch of femoral nerve to pectineus
5 . Location of pubic symphysis
6 . Deep femoral artery
7 . Perforating artery
8 . Adductor longus muscle
9 . Gracilis muscle
10 . Sartorius muscle (divided and partially excised)
11 . Anterior superior iliac spine
12 . Iliacus muscle
13 . Femoral artery (retracted laterally)
14 . Medial femoral circumflex artery
15 . Femoral nerve
16 . Rectus femoris muscle