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Iliohypogastric nerve

Branch of L1 ventral ramus that supplies sensation to the hypogastric region

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Ilioinguinal nerve

Branch of L1 ventral ramus that courses through the Inguinal canal and supplies and sensation in the scrotum and external genitalia

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Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve

Form from L2 and L3 and supply sensation to the thigh

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Male genitofemoral nerve

Innervates the cremaster muscle, skin of the scrotum, and cutaneous skin of the thigh

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Female Genitofemoral nerve

Innervate external genitalia and cutaneous skin of the thigh

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Femoral nerve

Formed from L2 three and four and innervates the quadricep muscles

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Obturator nerve

Formed from L2, three, four and innervates the adductor muscles of the leg

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Lumbosacral trunk

Formed from L4 and L5 and descends to the sacral plexus

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Sciatic nerve

A large nerve form by the union of L4, five and S1, two, three exits greater sciatic foramen

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Pudendal nerve

S2, three, four exits greater sciatic foramen and injures the lesser sciatic foramen to innervate the perineum

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Superior gluteal nerve

L4, 5 and S1 exits greater sciatic foramen to innervate the hip abductors

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Inferior gluteal nerve

L5 S1 and S2 exits greater sciatic foramen to innervates gluteus maximus

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Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve

S1, two, three cutaneous nerve innervation to posterior thigh

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Lymphatic drainage of the pelvis

Outside: drains to superficial inguinal nodes

inside: drains to internal iliac or aortic nodes

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Female inferior hypogastric plexus

Includes:
-vesicle plexus
-Uterovaginal plexus
-rectal plexus

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Mail inferior hypogastric plexus

Includes:
-deferential plexus
-vesicle plexus
-prostatic plexus
-rectal plexus