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Sciatic Nerve

Descriptions of Sciatic Nerve

Sciatic Nerve: arises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves
Source: WordNet 2.1

Sciatic Nerve : largest peripheral nerve in human body, consisting of 13 branches; controls leg movements.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Sciatic Nerve

Sciatic Nerve: The sciatic nerve is a paired nerve that arises from some of the spinal nerves of lumbar and sacral regions (L4-S3). The sciatic nerve innervates the skin and muscles of the posterior thigh, foot, and leg.

Conditions that afflict the sciatic nerve include trauma, sciatica, nerve compression, pregnancy, and spinal stenosis.

Closely Related Organs: Sciatic Nerve

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Sciatic Nerve

The following conditions are related to the organ: Sciatic Nerve:

Sub Parts: Sciatic Nerve

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Sciatic Nerve:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Sciatic Nerve

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Sciatic Nerve:

  • Pain radiating down the buttocks and back of the leg
  • Foot pain
  • Toe pain
  • Weakness and difficulty moving leg
  • Burning in the back of the leg
  • Posterior leg pain when sitting

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