Medial sural cutaneous nerve

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Nerve: Medial sural cutaneous nerve
Diagram of the segmental distribution of the cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Posterior view. (Sural labeled in purple at bottom right.)
Latin nervus cutaneus surae medialis
Gray's subject #213 962
From tibial nerve
To sural nerve
/ Elsevier

The medial sural cutaneous nerve originates from the tibial nerve of the sciatic, descends between the two heads of the Gastrocnemius, and, about the middle of the back of the leg, pierces the deep fascia, and unites with the anastomotic ramus of the common peroneal to form the sural nerve.

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