Medial cluneal nerves

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Nerve: Medial cluneal nerves
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Areas of distribution of the cutaneous branches of the posterior divisions of the spinal nerves. The areas of the medial branches are in black, those of the lateral in red.
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Diagram of the segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Posterior view. (Posterior div of sacral visible in pink at upper left.)
Latin nervi clunium medii
Innervates    buttocks
From posterior branches of sacral nerves
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
n_05/12565395

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The medial clunial nerves innervate the skin of the buttocks closest to the midline of the body. They arise from the posterior rami of sacral spinal nerves (S1, 2, 3).

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