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Inferior Gluteal Nerve


- See: innervation muscles lower limb

- Discussion:
    - arises from posterior branches of L5, S1, and S2;
    - passes from the pelvis below the piriformis muscles in the greater sciatic foramen;
    - it enters the deep surface of the gluteus maximus muscle, to which it is the sole supply;



The course of the inferior gluteal nerve in the posterior approach to the hip.