f Post graduate mcqs and discussion : Superior gluteal nerve. MCQS .

Monday, April 9

Superior gluteal nerve. MCQS .

Q . Which of the following nerve enters the gluteal region above the piriformis .

A. Superior gluteal nerves
B. Inferior gluteal nerve
C. Pudendal nerves
D. Sciatic nerves .

Ans : Superior gluteal nerves

Origin:  sacral plexus  ( posterior division of anterior rami of L4 -S1 spinal nerves )

Course : Enter the gluteal region via greater sciatic foramen  Superior to piriformis;  Courses laterally between gluteus medius and minimus as far as tensor fascia latae. 

Supplies :

Gluteus medius
Gluteus minimus
Tensor fascia latae muscles .