Tensor Fasciae Latae Muscle Flashcards

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Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) & anterior aspect of iliac crest


Fascia of the iliotibial tract


  • Stabilisation of the hip and knee
  • Hip abduction, internal rotation & weak flexion
  • Knee flexion (past 30 degrees)
  • Lateral rotation of tibia


Superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1)

superior gluteal nerve

Blood Supply

  • Deep branch of the superior gluteal artery
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Tensor Fasciae Latae Muscle Anatomy

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