Posterior Femoral Cutaneous Nerve

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Posterior Femoral Cutaneous Nerve
Nerve Type Sensory nerve
Origin S1, S2, S3
Sensory innervation Posterior surface of the thigh, leg, and perineum (perineal branches and inferior cluneal nerves)

Innervation of the Perineum

Innervation of the perineum: A: genitofemoral nerve; B: obturator nerve; C: inferior cluneal nerve; D: perineal branch of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve; E: ilioinguinal nerve; F: pudendal nerve
Copyright Andrea Trescot[1]


  1. โ†‘ Trescot, Andrea. Peripheral nerve entrapments : clinical diagnosis and management. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.