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Sciatic Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sciatic Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.720.450.760
Unique ID
D012584
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012584
Annotation
dis = SCIATIC NEUROPATHY (IM); neopl = SCIATIC NEUROPATHY (IM) + PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
Scope Note
A nerve which originates in the lumbar and sacral spinal cord (L4 to S3) and supplies motor and sensory innervation to the lower extremity. The sciatic nerve, which is the main continuation of the sacral plexus, is the largest nerve in the body. It has two major branches, the TIBIAL NERVE and the PERONEAL NERVE.
NLM Classification #
WL 400
See Also
Sciatica
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Sciatic Nerve Preferred
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