Gross anatomy

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Femur Head • Articulates with acetabulum of the os coxa of the pelvis • Fovea capitis is attachment site for the ligament of the head of the femur Neck • Connects femoral head and shaft • Vulnerable to fracture Greater and lesser trochanters • Arise from junction of femoral shaft and neck; sites for muscle attachment • Greater trochanter arises laterally • Lesser trochanter arises medially • Intertrochanteric line (anteriorly) and intertrochanteric crest (posteriorly) extend between greater…

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The Mediastinum Overview • The mediastinum is the area centrally located between the right and left pleural cavities. • The mediastinum can be broadly divided into superior and inferior compartments. The Superior Mediastinum* is a space for structures to pass between the head/neck and the thorax. The Inferior Mediastinum* comprises the anterior, middle, and posterior sub-compartments. – Anterior mediastinum comprises connective and fatty tissue that protect the deeper structures. – Middle…

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