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Greater Trochanter

Summary Information: Greater Trochanter

Greater Trochanter: The greater trochanter is one anatomical structure of the femur, often called the thigh bone. The greater trochanter is located on the upper, lateral femur and is a large process, or bulge, that provides the attachment site for some muscles, including the gluteus medius.

Conditions that can afflict greater trochanter include hip fracture, infection, trauma, and osteoporosis.

Closely Related Organs: Greater Trochanter

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Greater Trochanter:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Greater Trochanter

The following conditions are related to the organ: Greater Trochanter:

Other Names: Greater Trochanter

The following are other names for the organ: Greater Trochanter:

  • Greater Trochanter of the femur

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Greater Trochanter

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Greater Trochanter:

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