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Lateral rotator group
Posterior Hip Muscles 1.PNG
The obturator externus and nearby muscles
Structures surrounding right hip-joint.
Gray's subject #128 476
Origin at or below the acetabulum of the ilium
Insertion    on or near the greater trochanter of the femur
Artery Inferior gluteal artery, Lateral sacral artery, Superior gluteal artery
Nerve Obturator nerve, nerve to the Piriformis, nerve to quadratus femoris
Actions lateral rotation of hip
Antagonist Gluteus minimus muscle, Gluteus medius muscle

The Lateral rotator group are a group of muscles of the hip consisting of the following muscles: [1]

A tip to remember the order of the lateral rotator muscles from superior to inferior is; PGOGOQ

See also


  1. ^ Mnemonic at 833 3471 657

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