Atlas of Anatomy
28 Surface Anatomy
Fig. 28.1 Lower limb: Anterior view
Fig. 28.2 Palpable bony prominences
Q1: The hip joint is not directly palpable. How would you correctly locate the head of the femur based on surface anatomy?
Q2: Which palpable landmarks would you use to locate the sciatic nerve (in the gluteal region), the common fibular nerve (at the knee), and the tibial nerve (at the ankle)?
Fig. 28.3 Lower limb: Posterior view