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Inferior cluneal nerves

Inferior cluneal nerves
Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and posterior views.
Details
Latin nervi clunium inferiores
Innervates buttocks
From
posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh
Identifiers
Gray's p.959
Dorlands
/Elsevier
n_05/12565385
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The inferior clunial nerves (also called gluteal branches of posterior femoral cutaneous nerve) innervate the skin of the lower part of the buttocks. They arise as branches of the posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh.

External links

  • inferior+cluneal+nerves at eMedicine Dictionary
  • glutealregion at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University)
  • Anatomy photo:11:07-0104 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Superficial Anatomy of the Lower Extremity: Cutaneous Nerves of the Posterior Aspect of the Lower Extremity"


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