Deep branch of the perineal nerve
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|Deep branch of the perineal nerve|
Pudendal nerve, its course through the lesser sciatic foramen, and branches, including deep perineal nerve at bottom.
The superficial branches of the internal pudendal artery. (Deep branch of the perineal nerve visible but not labeled.)
|Latin||Nervus perinealis profundus|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The deep branch of the perineal nerve (or muscular branches) are distributed to the muscles of the perineum. These include the superficial transverse perineal muscle, bulbospongiosus, ischiocavernosus, and Sphincter urethræ.
- Anatomy photo:41:10-0101 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Perineum: The Perineal Nerve"
- figures/chapter_32/32-3.HTM: Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School
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