adductor tubercle


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adductor tubercle

The tubercle of the femur to which is attached the tendon of the adductor magnus.
See also: tubercle
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The second incision was made in the saddle area between the adductor tubercle and medial epicondyle.
A curvilinear incision begins 2 cm proximal to the adductor tubercle and extends antero-inferiorly along the antero-medial tibia to 6 cm distal to the joint line.
The adductor tubercle: A reliable landmark for analysing the level of the femorotibial joint line.
The femoral attachment of the MPFL is approximately 10.6 mm proximal and 8.8 mm posterior to the medial epicondyle and 1.9 mm anterior and 3.8 mm distal to the adductor tubercle. AT = adductor tubercle, ME = medial epicondyle, AMT = adductor magnus tendon, POL = posterior oblique ligament, GT = gastrocnemius tubercle, MGT = medial gastrocnemius tendon, and sMCL = superficial medial collateral ligament.