iliopsoas


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iliopsoas

[il′ē·ōsō′əs]
Etymology: L, ilium + Gk, psoa, loin muscle
one of the pair of muscle complexes that flex, adduct, and laterally rotate the thigh and the lumbar vertebral column, consisting of the psoas major and the iliacus. The psoas minor is often absent.

iliopsoas

(ĭl″ē-ō-sō′ăs) [″ + Gr. psoa, loin]
The compound iliacus and psoas magnus muscles.

iliopsoas

A large muscle group arising from the inside of the back wall of the pelvis and lower abdomen and consisting of the ILIACUS and PSOAS major and minor muscles. These muscles are inserted into the front of the top of the thigh bone (femur) and act to bend the hip joint or to flex the trunk on the thigh as in sitting up from lying.
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The iliopsoas muscle acts continuously in peaks during the walking cycle.
A CT was again performed revealing a significant enlargement of the iliopsoas muscle at the same location [Figure 1]c and f, suggesting relapse of the abscess.
5 years showed that bilateral quadriceps and iliopsoas muscle strength were Level 3.
The mechanism of injury in children and adolescents is commonly a sudden, forceful contraction of the iliopsoas muscle.
Static 1993 concomitantly stretching exercises included with the three bouts (10 seconds each) running for the iliopsoas and program quadriceps muscles, the hamstrings, and the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles.
The combination of iliopsoas tendon impingement and snapping hip syndrome with persistent hip pain is rare in patients following total hip replacement (THR).
Right leg exploration then confirmed abscess extension into the limb via the iliopsoas muscle behind the inguinal ligament.
Painful audible snapping about the anterior/medial groin is typically due to a tight iliopsoas and manifests when the patient actively moves the hip from flexion to extension (internal snapping hip).
As a result of prolonged sitting the iliopsoas muscle may become hypertonic, resulting in reciprocal inhibition of deep abdominal, interspinous, and gluteus muscle groups contributing to reduced stability and extensor mechanism dysfunction.
A statement released by Real Madrid yesterday read: "After the tests carried out (on Monday) at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, the player Daniel Carvajal has been diagnosed with a grade two injury to the right iliopsoas.
Access to the peritrochanteric space affords the surgeon with access to pathology associated with the greater trochanter, iliotibial band, trochanteric bursa, sciatic nerve, short external-rotators, iliopsoas tendon, and the gluteus medius and minimus tendon attachments.
4,5) The causes of EHI have been further classified into specific conditions: central iliopsoas impingement, subspine impingement, ischiofemoral impingement, and greater trochanteric-pelvic impinge ment.