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|Nerve: Anococcygeal nerve|
|Plan of sacral and pudendal plexuses. (Anococcygeal nerve not labeled, but visible at bottom right.)|
|Gray's||subject #213 968|
Structure[edit | edit source]
The anococcygeal nerve arises from a small plexus known as the coccygeal plexus. It pierce the sacrotuberous ligament to supply the skin in the region of the coccyx as well as the sacrococcygeal joint.
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lumbar plexus: iliohypogastric - ilioinguinal - genitofemoral (femoral branch/lumboinguinal, genital branch) - lateral cutaneous of thigh (patellar) - obturator (anterior, cutaneous, posterior, accessory) - femoral (anterior cutaneous branches, saphenous)
sacral/coccygeal plexus: to quadratus femoris - to obturator internus - to the piriformis - superior gluteal - inferior gluteal - posterior cutaneous of thigh (inferior cluneal, perineal branches)
sciatic: tibial (medial sural cutaneous, sural, medial calcaneal, medial plantar, lateral plantar) - common fibular (lateral sural cutaneous, deep fibular, superficial fibular, medial dorsal cutaneous, intermediate dorsal cutaneous)
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