Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses
Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD
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The inferior rectal nerve may pierce the sacrospinous ligament medial to the ischial spine as reported in 20% of body halves.
The inferior rectal nerve may arise in common with the perineal nerve.
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