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Cutaneous innervation of the lower limbs

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Cutaneous innervation of the lower limbs

Lower limb.

Cutaneous innervation refers to the area of the skin which is supplied by a specific nerve.

Modern texts are in agreement about which areas of the skin are served by which nerves, but there are minor variations in some of the details. The borders designated by the diagrams in the 1918 edition of Gray's Anatomy, provided below, are similar but not identical to those generally accepted today.


  • Pelvis and buttocks 1
  • Thigh 2
  • Leg 3
  • Foot 4
  • External links 5

Pelvis and buttocks




(See foot diagram)

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  • Foot, at
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