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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses: Coccygeal Plexus

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses

Coccygeal Plexus

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

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Although usually regarded as a subdivision of the pudendal plexus, this plexus has been described with the coccygeal nerves. It is usually formed by the anterior division of the fifth sacral and coccygeal nerves; it may receive contributions from the fourth sacral as well.


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