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Not to be confused with peroneal nerve.
|Nerve: Perineal nerve|
Pudendal nerve, its course through the lesser sciatic foramen, and branches, including inferior anal at bottom right.
The superficial branches of the internal pudendal artery. (Perineal nerve visible but not labeled.)
|Innervates||Transversus perinei superficialis
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
It accompanies the perineal artery and divides into two branches:
- Superficial perineal nerves, becoming posterior scrotal nerves in men and posterior labial nerves in women
- Deep branch of the perineal nerve (also known as "muscular")
- Essential Clinical Anatomy. K.L. Moore & A.M. Agur. Lippincott, 2 ed. 2002. Page 263
- Anatomy photo:41:10-0100 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Perineum: The Perineal Nerve"
- SUNY Anatomy Image 9174
- SUNY Anatomy Image 9187
- perineal+nerves at eMedicine Dictionary
- figures/chapter_32/32-3.HTM - Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School
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