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Medial Crural Cutaneous Branches of Saphenous Nerve
Nervous System

Medial Crural Cutaneous Branches of Saphenous Nerve

Rami cutanei mediales cruris nervi sapheni

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Origin

The saphenous nerve, the longest nerve in the body, gives rise to medial crural cutaneous branches as it descends along the medial side of the leg.

Course

The medial crural cutaneous branches of the saphenous nerve extend superficially over the medial aspect of the leg.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The medial crural cutaneous branches of the saphenous nerve provide sensory cutaneous innervation to the skin over the medial leg.

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