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Superior Gluteal Nerve
Innervation of Lower Limb Muscles
- from the
, arises from posterior branches
- exits the pelvis and enters the gluteal regioin through the upper margin of the
greater sciatic notch
, just superior to the
- it courses with superior gluteal artery between
, and supplies motor branches to both as well as the
tensor fascia lata
The course of the superior gluteal nerve in the lateral approach to the hip
Gluteal nerve damage following total hip arthroplasty. A prospective analysis
Reliability of the Safe Area for the Superior Gluteal Nerve.
Risk of Superior Gluteal Nerve and Gluteus Medius Muscle Injury During Femoral Nail Insertion.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, December 15, 2011 2:05 pm
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