Articularis Genu

May 21, 2022 | Muscle


The inferior part of the anterior face of femur.


On the supra-patellar part of the synovial membrane of the knee.


It elevates the capsule and the synovial membrane of the knee joint and prevents them from being pinched during extension of the leg.


Femoral nerve (L2-L4).


Not always present.  Some Authors consider it part of the Quadriceps, some other consider it as a distinct muscle.

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