Gemellus Inferior

Original Editor - Nikhil Benhur Abburi Top Contributors - Nikhil Benhur Abburi

Description

Gemellus inferior is a small muscle along the lower border of the Tendon of the Obturator internus[1]

Origin

Ischial tuberosity Lower part of lesser sciatic notch

Insertion

Blends with tendon of obturator internus, and gets inserted into medial surface of greater trochanter of femur

Nerve

Nerve to quadratus femoris (L4, L5, S1)

Artery

Supplied by medial circumflex femoral artery

Function

Lateral rotators of thigh at the hip joint

Clinical relevance

Assessment

Treatment

Resources

  1. Häggström, Mikael (2014). "Medical gallery of Mikael Häggström 2014". WikiJournal of Medicine 1 (2). DOI:10.15347/wjm/2014.008. ISSN 2002-4436