ilioinguinal nerve

(redirected from Ilio-inguinal nerve)

il·i·o·in·gui·nal nerve

[TA]
terminal branch, with the iliohypogastric nerve, the first lumbar nerve, passes through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring to supply the skin of the upper medial thigh, mons pubis, and scrotum or labia majora.
Synonym(s): nervus ilioinguinalis [TA]

il·i·o·in·gui·nal nerve

(il'ē-ō-ing'gwi-năl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from the first lumbar nerve, passes through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring to supply the skin of the upper medial thigh, mons pubis, and scrotum or labium majus.
Synonym(s): nervus ilioinguinalis [TA] .

ilioinguinal nerve

A sensory nerve originating in the lumbar plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segment L1. It runs with the spermatic cord (in males) or the round ligament (in females) through the internal inguinal ring to the skin of the scrotum or labium majus. It innervates the skin of the proximal and medial thigh and of the scrotum or labium majus.
See also: nerve
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A comparison of nerve stimulator guided paravertebral block and ilio-inguinal nerve block for analgesia after inguinal herniorrhaphy in children.
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There is an interrelationship between these body parts, the iliopsoas muscle and the supplying nerves, in particular, the ilio-inguinal nerve which arises from the L1 lumbar vertebrae.
Abdominal muscles such as rectus abdominis, oblique, and tranversus abdominis, are innervated by the lower 6 thoracic nerves iliohypogastric and ilio-inguinal nerves. Any pathology that affects these nerves could cause abdominal wall pain and bulging of the abdominal wall, mimicking a true abdominal hernia.