inferior gluteal nerve
Definition: arises as a branch of the sacral plexus, conveying fibers from the fifth lumbar and first and second sacral nerves , and supplies the gluteus maximus muscle. It is subject to injury by compression and ischemia in sedentary individuals, resulting in difficulty in rising from a sitting position and difficulty climbing stairs.
Synonym(s): nervus gluteus inferiorTA
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