musculus adductor brevis

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Noun1.musculus adductor brevis - the short adductor muscle of the thigh
adductor, adductor muscle - a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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The NEPs of gracilis muscle branch (GMB), adductor longus muscle branch (ALMB), and adductor brevis muscle branch (ABMB) were revealed by cutting the origin of adductor longus muscle at pubic bone and flipping the muscle distally.
A follow-up enhanced MRI scan revealed no significant change in osteomyelitis of the symphysis pubis, with significant decrease in the previously described right adductor brevis muscle abscess, now measuring 2.5 * 2.0 * 2.7 cm; however, a new fluid collection was noted in the anterior aspect of the right gracilis muscle, compatible with an abscess.
The anterior branch of the obturator nerve is located at the hyperechoic thick fascia between the adductor brevis muscle and the pectineus (arrows) or adductor longus (open triangles) muscles.