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Anterior Labial Nerves (Left)
Nervous System

Anterior Labial Nerves (Left)

Nervi labiales anteriores

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Quick Facts

Origin: Branch of ilioinguinal nerve.

Course: Travels inferiorly and anteriorly.

Branches: None.

Supply: Sensory innervation to skin of anterior labium majus and adjacent thigh.

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The anterior labial nerve arises from the ilioinguinal nerve as it exits the superficial inguinal ring.


The anterior labial nerve passes inferiorly and anteriorly to reach the mons pubis and anterior of the labia.


There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The anterior labial nerve transmits sensory information from the mons pubis, labia majora, root of the clitoris, and anterior aspect of the thigh, through the ilioinguinal nerve to the spinal cord.

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