Adductor Longus


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Related to Adductor Longus: Gracilis, adductor magnus, adductor brevis

Adductor Longus

A hip/upper thigh muscle.
Action Adducts thigh
Nerve Obturator
Origin Symphysis & crest of pubis
Insertion Middle one-third of medial margin of linea aspera of femur
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The initial diagnostic ultrasound revealed a 3.4x1.3cm defect in the mid-belly of the adductor longus with an associated hematoma, indicating a partial intrasubstance tear of the muscle (Figure 3).
Enthesis disease tends to stem from the adductor longus and gracilis as they are positioned together at the symphysis.
The adductor muscles of the medial compartment of the thigh are arranged in three layers: i) the superficial layer consisting of pectineus and adductor longus muscles, ii) the middle layer represented by the adductor brevis muscle, and iii) the deep layer formed by the obturator externus and adductor magnus muscles.
One study, by using body surface bony landmarks and a longitudinal reference line, has described the superior-inferior relationship between the "Extramuscular Motor Points" (equavelant to "Nerve Entry Points") of the gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis, and adductor magnus muscle.
1: vastus medialis muscle; 2: rectus femoris muscle; 3: vastus lateralis muscle; 4: adductor longus muscle; 5: tibialis anterior muscle; 6: peroneus longus muscle; 7: patellar tendon; 8: pes anserinus bursae; 9: popliteous muscle; 10: iliacus muscle; 11: quadrates lumborum muscle; 12: supraspinous ligaments, area between L5-S1 and S1-S2; 13, 14: extensor digitorum brevis; 15: extensor hallucis longus; 16: flexor halluces longus; C: deltoids.
(7) Recently, Choquet described a simple and reliable new method termed "inguinal approach for ONB", in which the needle is inserted at the mid-point of the femoral arterial pulse and the inner side of the adductor longus muscle at the inguinal crease.
"He has been diagnosed with a fibrillar rupture in the middle third of the adductor longus muscle of the mentioned leg.
He has been diagnosed with a strain to the middle third of the adductor longus muscle in his left leg.
Six months after the baseline, Botulinum toxin type A was injected bilaterally to adductor magnus (100 U) and adductor longus (50 U) muscles.
Further caudad, it runs between the adductor longus and adductor brevis muscles, innervating the adductor longus, adductor brevis, and gracilis muscles (Figure 1(a)).