nerve to quadratus femoris

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nerve to quadratus femoris

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branch from L4-S1 components of sacral plexus that traverses greater sciatic foramen to supply the quadratus femoris (muscle) and the hip joint.
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Variations include multiple branches from the nerve to the quadratus femoris, different trajectories through the greater and/or lesser sciatic notch, branches from nerves to the obturator internus or superior gemellus, and direct innervation from the sacral branches or obturator nerve.