Inferior cluneal nerves
Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and posterior views.
Details
Fromposterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh
Innervatesbuttocks
Identifiers
Latinnervi clunium inferiores
TA98A14.2.07.034
TA26567
FMA75470
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The inferior clunial nerves (also gluteal branches of posterior femoral cutaneous nerve) are branches of the posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh that innervate the skin of the lower part of the buttocks.[1][2] They pass inferior to the inferior border of the gluteus maximus muscle.[2]

References

  1. ^ Darnis, B; Robert, R; Labat, JJ; Riant, T; Gaudin, C; Hamel, A; Hamel, O (May 2008). "Perineal pain and inferior cluneal nerves: anatomy and surgery". Surg Radiol Anat. 30 (3): 177–183. doi:10.1007/s00276-008-0306-9. PMID 18305887. S2CID 24081009.
  2. ^ a b "inferior cluneal nerves". TheFreeDictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-01-11.