Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of gluteal region and hip

Nerve supply to gluteus minimus

Image #180-4

KEYWORDS: Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system.

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Exploration of gluteal region and hip
Nerve supply to gluteus minimus
The gluteus maximus (9) and gluteus medius (7) muscles have been cut off close to their insertions.
1 . Area of origin of Gluteus maximus muscle
2 . Area of origin of Gluteus medius muscle
3 . Iliac crest
4 . Superior gluteal nerve (to gluteus minimus and tensor fasciae latae)
5 . Gluteus minimus muscle
6 . Tensor fasciae latae muscle
7 . Gluteus medius muscle (insertion)
8 . Greater trochanter
9 . Gluteus maximus muscle (cut off near insertion)
10 . Superior gluteal vein
11 . Piriform muscle (emerging through Greater sciatic foramen)
12 . Inferior gluteal artery
13 . Sacrotuberous ligament
14 . Gemelli muscles
15 . Levator ani muscle
16 . External anal sphincter muscle
17 . Ischial tuberosity
18 . Sciatic nerve
19 . Quadratus femoris muscle
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