Passive Abduction

Table of Contents Positioning Procedure Common Mistakes Normal Functional Anatomy Common Pathological Situations Positioning The subject lies in the supine position, near the border of the couch, with the lower leg pendent. The examiner stands level with the subject’s hip. One hand grasps the distal thigh from the medial side. The other hand is placed …

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Hip Anatomy and Examination

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis FAQ Basics Description Bones: Pelvis and femur bone The acetabulum is the socket Muscles: Flexors: Iliopsoas, sartorius, rectus femoris Extensors: Gluteus maximus, hamstring muscles Abductors: Gluteus medius, gluteus minimus Adductors: Gracilis, pectineus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus Nerves: Femoral: Hip flexors Obturator: Adductors Superior gluteal: Abductors Ligaments: Sacroiliac: Sacrum …

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Aneurysmal Bone Cyst

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Treatment of Aneurysmal Bone Cyst in Singapore Special Therapy Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Destructive, painful, lytic bone lesions occurring in young patients May occur primarily in bone (de novo) or develop within another benign bone lesion Can be locally aggressive and can cause a bone to balloon as …

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