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June 1995

Surgical Anatomy

Arch Surg. 1995;130(6):584. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1995.01430060022004

The femoral triangle is formed by the inguinal ligament superiorly, laterally by the medial border of the sartorius, and medially by the adductor longus muscle. The apex of the triangle lies between 4 and 6 inches below the inguinal ligament.