iliacus

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iliacus

[i′lī·ə·kəs]
(anatomy)
The portion of the iliopsoas muscle arising from the iliac fossa and sacrum.
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We presented a case with staphylococcal pyomyositis of the iliacus muscle and gluteal minimus muscle in a 23-year-old male complicated with septic pulmonary embolism and septic shock.
Techniques such as minimizing the procedural time, avoiding injury to the vessels and maintaining optimal posture of patient's thigh by limiting abduction and external rotation of hip (7) and avoiding trauma to the iliacus muscle during catheterization can all be utilized to prevent the complications.
16 The appendix lies in the iliac fossa and the peritoneal covering of that fossa alone separates the organ from the iliacus muscle.
7) The fascicles are oriented inferolaterally and come together as a common tendon which descends over the pelvic brim and shares a common insertion with the iliacus muscle on the lesser trochanter of the femur.
Under ultrasound guidance, the skin and subcutaneous tissue in the femoral-inguinal area was infiltrated down to the iliacus muscle with 5 to 10 ml 1% lignocaine with adrenaline (1/200,000).
Check the associated graphic for the position of the psoas major muscle and the iliacus muscle.