|Nerve: Perineal nerve|
|Sacral plexus of the right side. (Perineal nerve visible at center right.)|
|The superficial branches of the internal pudendal artery. (Perineal nerve visible but not labeled.)|
|Gray's||subject #213 968|
|Innervates||Transversus perinei superficialis|
It accompanies the perineal artery and divides into two branches:
- Superficial nerves, called posterior scrotal nerves in men and Posterior labial nerves in women
- Deep branch of the perineal nerve (also known as "muscular")
- SUNY Labs 41:10-0100 - "The Female Perineum: The Perineal Nerve"
- SUNY Anatomy Image 9174
- SUNY Anatomy Image 9187
- perineal+nerves at eMedicine Dictionary
- Human anatomy at Dartmouth figures/chapter_32/32-3.HTM
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