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Nerve: Posterior branches of sacral nerves
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The posterior divisions of the sacral 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.
Latin rami posteriores nervorum sacralium
Gray's subject #209 924
From sacral nerves
To medial cluneal nerves

The posterior divisions of the sacral nerves are small, and diminish in size from above downward; they emerge, except the last, through the posterior sacral foramina.

The upper three are covered at their points of exit by the multifidus, and divide into medial and lateral branches.

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained within it may be outdated.


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