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 quadriceps tendon has been elevated to display the fascicles of the articularis genus (3) in relation to the suprapatellar bursa (5).
1 . Vastus intermedius muscle (elevated)
2 . Rectus femoris muscle (tendon, cut off)
3 . Articularis genus muscle
4 . Vastus medialis muscle (insertion)
5 . Suprapatellar bursa (unopened)
6 . Patella
7 . Patellar ligament
8 . Body of femur
9 . Medial epicondyle
10 . Articular capsule genus (pointer indicates position of collateral ligament of tibia)