Posterior branch of coccygeal nerve

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Posterior branch of coccygeal nerve
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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.
Details
Latin ramus posterior nervi coccygei
From
coccygeal nerve
Identifiers
Gray's p.925
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12691691
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The posterior division of the coccygeal nerve does not divide into a medial and a lateral branch, but receives a communicating branch from the last sacral; it is distributed to the skin over the back of the coccyx.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)