Coccygeal plexus

Coccygeal plexus
Nerve: Coccygeal plexus
Plan of sacral and pudendal plexuses.
Latin plexus coccygeus
Gray's subject #213 966
From S4-S5, coccygeal nerve
To anococcygeal nerve

The coccygeal plexus is a plexus of nerves near the coccyx bone.


This plexus is formed by the fifth sacral nerve (with a contribution from S4) and the coccygeal nerve. It gives rise to the anococcygeal nerve.

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