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Encyclopedia > Pes anserinus (leg)
Pes anserinus (leg)
Muscles of the gluteal and posterior femoral regions. (sartorius, gracilis and semitendinous labeled at bottom left.)
Dorlands/Elsevier p_15/12630561

The pes anserinus ("goose's foot") the insertion of the conjoined tendons of (from anterior to posterior) the sartorius, gracilis and semitendinous muscles onto the anteromedial proximal tibia bone. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (368x1000, 186 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with missing articles 9 Piriformis muscle Obturator internus muscle Inferior gemellus muscle Superior gemellus muscle Obturator externus muscle Quadratus femoris muscle Tensor... Grays FIG. 430– Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions. ... The Gracilis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Elseviers logo. ... Genera see text Goose (plural geese) is the general English name for a considerable number of birds, belonging to the familyAnatidae. ... Grays FIG. 430– Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions. ... The Gracilis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ...


The conjoined tendon lies superficial to the tibial insertion of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee and is a major cause of chronic knee pain and weakness (pes anserinus bursitis). Diagram of the knee The medial collateral ligament (or MCL) is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. ...


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