Updated: 1/2/2022

Obturator externus

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  • Summary
      • Obturator externus
      • Origin
      • Anterior surface of obturator membrane and anterior bony margins of obturator foramen
      • Insertion
      • Trochanteric fossa on the medial surface of the greater trochanter
      • Action
      • Rotates the thigh laterally; also helps adduct thigh
      • Innervation
      • Posterior division of obturator nerve  (L3, L4)
      • Arterial supply
      • Obturator and medial circumflex femoral arteries

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