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Sartorius Muscle

image descriptionSartorius Muscle

An image showing the Sartorius muscle (highlighted) attached to the lower limb along with other muscles (Psoas major, Iliacus, Adductor longus, Gracilis, Rectus femoris and Vastus lateralis)
An image showing the Sartorius muscle (highlighted) attached to the lower limb along with other muscles (Adductor longus, Gracilis,and Vastus lateralis)
An image showing the Sartorius muscle (highlighted) attached to the lower limb along with other muscles (Adductor brevis, Adductor magnus and Gracilis)
An image showing the Sartorius muscle attached to the lower limb along with
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image descriptionAttachments of Rectus Femoris Muscle: Origin & Insertion

Origin: (proximal attachments):
Anterior superior iliac spine and the region just below it.

Insertion: (distal attachments):
Proximal tibia, medial to tibial tuberosity (part of pes anserinus).

An image showing the Sartorius muscle (highlighted) attached to the lower limb along with other muscles (Psoas major, Iliacus, Adductor longus, Gracilis, Rectus femoris and Vastus lateralis)
An image showing the Sartorius muscle attached to the lower limb along with
An image showing the origin and insertion of the Sartorius Muscle attachment on the lower limb
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Actions on the leg (tibia & fibula):

image descriptionFlexes leg at knee. (It also flexes, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh at hip).

First image in animation of flexion of the leg at the knee joint. Leg in anatomical position.
Second image in animation of flexion of the leg at the knee joint.
Third image in animation of flexion of the leg at the knee joint.
Fourth image in animation of flexion of the leg at the knee joint.
Fifth image in animation of flexion of the leg at the knee joint.

Nerve to Muscle and its Spinal Segment:

Femoral nerve (L2-L3).