Femoral Nerve

The femoral nerve is derived from the L2 to L4 roots of the lumbar plexus and, from the psoas muscle, runs deep to the inguinal ligament at its midpoint, and courses with and

FIGURE4 ■ Anatomy and motor innervation of femoral and obturator nerves.

FIGURE 5 ■ Sensory innervation of the femoral and obturator nerves.

FIGURE4 ■ Anatomy and motor innervation of femoral and obturator nerves.

FIGURE 5 ■ Sensory innervation of the femoral and obturator nerves.

lateral to the femoral vessels in the thigh (Fig. 4). It innervates the anterior thigh muscles. Sensory innervation is to the anterior and medial thigh (Fig. 5).

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