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A 22 yo man who is a football player is injured during a game. An X-ray of the left leg shows an anvulsion of the lesser trochanter from the femur. Severe reflex contraction of which of the following muscles will most likely cause this injury?

A. Gluteus maximus
B. Gluteus medius
C. Gluteus minimus
D. Piriformis
E. Psoas major
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i think it's E) psoas major.....inserted into lesser trochanter

gluteus muscles and piriformis are associated with greater trochanter

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I go with psoas muscle too.. Inserted into lesser trocanter - flexion of hip joint
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Iliopsoas , both insert to lesser trochanter
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E. Psoas major
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psoas major is inserted to lesser trochanter
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