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Intertrochanteric crest - Crista intertrochanterica

Description

The intertrochanteric crest is located on the caudal surface of the proximal extremity of femur. It is the distal continuation of the medial border of greater trochanter.

NB: it should not be confused with the intertrochanteric line that is located on the cranial surface of femur.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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