Dissection of anterior and medial aspects of thigh

Quadriceps femoris muscle (continued).

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Dissection of anterior and medial aspects of thigh
Quadriceps femoris muscle (continued).
The rectus femoris has been divided near its origin (8) and again close to the point at which its tendon fuses with the vastus muscles (5). The muscle belly has been removed to reveal the vastus intermedius.
1 . Gluteus medius muscle
2 . Gluteus minimus muscle
3 . Hip articular capsule
4 . Vastus lateralis muscle (retracted laterally)
5 . Rectus lemons muscle (tendon of insertion)
6 . Patella
7 . Patellar ligament
8 . Rectus femoris muscle (tendon of origin)
9 . Iliopsoas muscle
10 . Obturator externus muscle
11 . Pectineus muscle
12 . Vastus intermedius muscle
13 . Vastus medialis muscle