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Leg Muscles

Summary Information: Leg Muscles

Leg Muscles: Leg muscles are some of the strongest muscles in the body. Leg muscles consist of skeletal muscle tissue. Leg muscle tissues are made up of specialized cells called muscle fibers, which has the ability to contract, resulting in the contraction and movement of the muscles, bones and joints of the leg. The contraction of leg muscles are under voluntary control through the somatic nervous system.

The groups of leg muscles include the muscles of the posterior thigh, anterior thigh, lateral leg, anterior leg and medial thigh. Conditions that can afflict leg muscles include strains, tears, cancer, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, paralysis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Leg Muscles

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Leg Muscles

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Sub Parts: Leg Muscles

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Leg Muscles

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