Adductor Canal

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English: Adductor canal, Hunter's canal
Latin: Canalis adductorius
Adductor canal

The adductor canal (Hunter‘s canal, lat. canalis adductorius) is bounded:

  • in front and laterally by vastus medialis (part of quadriceps femoris)
  • behind by adductor longus and adductor magnus
  • covered in by a strong aponeurosis (lamina vastoadductoria) which extends from vastus medialis, across the femoral vessels to adductor longus and magnus

The canal contains:

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  • PETROVICKY, Pavel, et al. Anatomie s topografií a klinickými aplikacemi : Sv. 1, Pohybové ústrojí. 1. edition. Martin : Osveta, 2001. 463 pp. ISBN 80-8063-046-1.