Updated: 1/1/2022

Gluteus medius

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  • Summary
      • Gluteus medius
      • Origin
      • Dorsal ilium inferior to iliac crest
      • Insertion
      • Lateral and superior surfaces of greater trochanter
      • Action
      • Major abductor of thigh; anterior fibers help to rotate hip medially; posterior fibers help to rotate hip laterally
      • Innervation
      • Superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1)
      • Arterial Supply
      • Superior gluteal artery

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(OBQ13.242) A 32-year-old man undergoes a proximal femoral replacement as part of his care for a sarcoma of the proximal femur. Three-months postoperatively, he returns for a routine follow-up office visit. Which physical exam finding would most likely be positive?

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Trendelenburg sign

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Flexion, adduction and internal rotation test

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Ober test

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Patrick test

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Thomas test

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L 2 B

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