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RELATIONS OF THE PIRIFORMIS

Anatomy-Lower Limb

RELATIONS OF THE PIRIFORMIS

ALL STRUCTURES APPEAR THROUGH THE GREATER SCIATIC FORAMEN, ABOVE AND BELOW THE PIRIFORMIS

ABOVE
1. Superior gluteal nerve.
2. Superior gluteal vessels.

BELOW
1. Inferior gluteal nerve.
2. Inferior gluteal vessels.
3. Peudendal nerve and vessels.
4. Nerve to the obturator internus.
5. Sciatic nerve.
6. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve (lying on the sciatic nerve).
7. Nerve to the quadratus femoris.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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