Origin

Anterior femoral shaft, approximately one hand’s breadth superior to femoral condyles

Insertion

Suprapatellar pouch of knee joint capsule

Action(s)

Prevents entrapment of the capsule in knee extension

Nerve Supply

Femoral nerve, L2-4

Arterial Supply

Descending branch of the lateral femoral circumflex artery

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