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Medical Term:

perforating cutaneous nerve


nerve arising from the posterior aspect of S2–S3 anterior rami; pierces the sacrotuberous ligament, then emerges from the inferior border of gluteus maximus to supply overlying the inferomedial portion of the muscle.

Synonym(s): nervus cutaneus perforansTA

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