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Patellar plexus

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Patellar plexus

Patellar plexus
Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and posterior views. (Patellar plexus visible but not labeled.)
Latin Plexus Patellaris
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The terminal filaments of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve frequently communicate with the anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve, and with the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve, forming with them the patellar plexus (also called the peripatellar plexus).


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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