iliacus

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iliacus

(ɪˈlaɪəkəs)
n
a muscle near the ilium which flexes the hip joint
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The flat and triangular iliacus muscle, an exact fit of the iliac fossa is located in the lower portion of the trunk.
The LFCN is a pure sensory nerve that originates from the L2 and L3 spinal nerve roots, travels downward lateral to the psoas muscle, and passes the iliacus muscle diagonally towards the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS).
SI joint fluid collection with anterior extension deep to right iliacus muscle. Features compatible with an infective sacroiliitis.
1: vastus medialis muscle; 2: rectus femoris muscle; 3: vastus lateralis muscle; 4: adductor longus muscle; 5: tibialis anterior muscle; 6: peroneus longus muscle; 7: patellar tendon; 8: pes anserinus bursae; 9: popliteous muscle; 10: iliacus muscle; 11: quadrates lumborum muscle; 12: supraspinous ligaments, area between L5-S1 and S1-S2; 13, 14: extensor digitorum brevis; 15: extensor hallucis longus; 16: flexor halluces longus; C: deltoids.
A cup elevator was introduced into the pelvis deep to the iliacus muscle in order to push the femoral head from inside the pelvis.
A CT scan revealed a normal gall bladder and possible fluid collection behind the right kidney and air in the iliacus muscle. A PET/CT scan demonstrated osteomyelitis in the pelvic crest which the bullet had traversed, and an abscess in the iliacus muscle in proximity to a retained missile (Figure 1).
We present a case of a 23-year-old male delayed diagnosis of pyomyositis of the iliacus muscle and gluteal minimus muscle complicated with pulmonary septic embolism and septic shock who was treated with early goal directed cardiovascular resuscitation and surgical exploration combined with parenteral antibiotics.
The Iliacus muscle [Iliacus] is 27, 26 and 26 in left leg and in the right leg is 9, 3 and 2 in amplitude for all three cases.
Direct damage to the femoral nerve, hematoma in the iliacus muscle caused by heparin therapy following catheterization or PTCA (4 5 6), use of prolonged digital pressure for post-procedural hemostasis (7) and femoral artery pseudoaneurysm (8) all have been implicated in the development of femoral neuropathy and pain after the procedures.
(18-20) Releasing the tendon at the joint level only affects about half of the psoas muscle and none of the iliacus muscle, while releasing the psoas tendon at the level of the trochanter leaves the iliacus insertion on the proximal femur intact.