Anatomical structure and topographic anatomy of sciatic nerve in human fetuses


Kabakci A. D. A. , Buyukmumcu M. , Yilmaz M. T. , Cicekcibasi A. E. , Akin D.

JOURNAL OF THE ANATOMICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA, vol.65, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jasi.2015.12.001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE ANATOMICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA

Abstract

Introduction: Sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest nerve of the human body which divides into two branches in popliteal fossa. Variations of sciatic nerve can be observed during the course of the nerve. These anatomical variations contribute to some clinical manifestations such as piriformis syndrome, sciatalgia.