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SURFACE ANATOMY OF THE BUTTOCK

Anatomy-Lower Limb

SURFACE ANATOMY OF THE BUTTOCK

1. Extends from the iliac crest to the inferior gluteal fold.
2. The sciatic nerve enters the gluteal region from a point 1/3 of the way up from the ischeal tuberosity to the PSIS where is lies on the posterior surface of the ischium.
3. In the buttock the sciatic nerve lies under the cover of the gluteus maximus midway b/w the greater trochanter and the ischial tuberosity.


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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.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 7 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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