It projects from the lower and back part of the base of the femur neck.
From its apex three well-marked borders extend:
The summit of the trochanter is rough, and gives insertion to the tendon of the Psoas major.
WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT FOR "FEMORAL LESSER TROCHANTER SECURING DEVICE FOR FIRMLY SECURING THE LESSER TROCHANTER AND THE SURROUNDS AND STABLY STRENGTHENING THE SAME SO AS TO ALLOW ARTIFICIAL HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY" (SOUTH KOREAN INVENTOR)
Feb 17, 2012; GENEVA, Feb. 17 -- Publication No. WO/2012/020915 was published on Feb. 16. Title of the invention: "FEMORAL LESSER TROCHANTER...