Medial compartment of thigh
|Medial compartment of thigh|
|Cross-section through the middle of the thigh. (Medial compartment is at center right.)|
|Anterior hip muscles|
|Latin||compartimentum femoris mediale|
|Gray's||subject #128 471|
|Nerve||obturator nerve (femoral nerve for Pectineus muscle)|
The medial fascial compartment of thigh contains the hip adductors.
The obturator nerve is the primary nerve supplying this compartment.
The muscles in the compartment are:
The obturator externus muscle is sometimes considered part of this group, and sometimes excluded. (Spatially, it is it in this location, but functionally, it is more similar to the other lateral rotator group muscles).
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