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|Nerve: Perineal nerve|
|Sacral plexus of the right side. (Perineal nerve visible at center right.)|
|Gray's||subject #213 968|
|Innervates||Transversus perinei superficialis|
It accompanies the perineal artery and divides into two branches:
|"Superficial", or "posterior scrotal" branches (called "labial" in women)||See Posterior scrotal nerves for details.|
|"Deep", or "muscular" branches||The muscular branches are distributed to the superficial transverse perineal muscle, bulbocavernous, ischiocavernosus, and Constrictor urethræ.|
- SUNY Labs 41:10-0100 - "The Female Perineum: The Perineal Nerve"
- State University of New York (SUNY) Anatomy Image 9174
- State University of New York (SUNY) Anatomy Image 9187
- Dictionary at eMedicine perineal+nerves
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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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