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We determined the cross-sectional dimensions of the compound femoral nerve just distal to the inguinal ligament in six subjects.
We created complete fascicle maps from the digital images of successive sections, beginning with the terminal branches of the nerve and continuing proximally to the inguinal ligament in four cadaver specimens.
The distance from the inguinal ligament to the first branching point of the femoral nerve was 1.
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The femoral triangle is bounded superiorly by the inguinal ligament, medially by the adductor longus, laterally by the sartorius, and posteriorly by the iliopsoas, pectineus and adductor longus muscles.
The IEA forms the superolateral border of Hesselbach's triangle with the rectus abdominis and the inguinal ligament forming the medial and inferior borders respectively (Figure 1).
This collection can trickle down by gravity along fascial planes posterior to the inguinal ligament and both of them can lead to subcutaneous emphysema and possibly thigh abscess (2,3,4,5).