Patellar plexus

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Patellar plexus
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Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and posterior views. (Patellar plexus visible but not labeled.)
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Latin Plexus Patellaris
Dorlands
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Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

It is a plexus of fine nerves situated in front of the patella, the ligamentum patellae and the upper end of the tibia. It is formed by contribution from the following:

1)The anterior division of lateral cutaneous nerve

2)The intermediate cutaneous nerve

3)The anterior division of the medial cutaneous nerve

4)The infrapatellar branch of saphenous nerve.

References[edit]

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