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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46-49

Bilateral Variation of Divisions of The Sciatic Nerve - A Case Study

1 Professor Dept of Shareera Rachana, S D M College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, India
3 P G Scholar, Dept of Rachana Shareera, Alva's Ayurveda Medical college and Hospital, Moodbidri, Karnataka, India

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Sciatic nerve is the largest nerve of the lower limb, which is formed by lumbo sacral plexus. It is having two components Common peroneal and tibial nerve. Commonly the Sciatic Nerve takes bifurcation at the upper angle of the popliteal fossa. It may variable at different levels. During the routine dissection a significant variation of bifurcation of the sciatic nerve was observed. The bifurcation was within the Pelvic region. The aim of this case study is to provide and define the variation of sciatic nerve bifurcation and its anatomical relation obtained from human cadaver. The dissimilarity in Sciatic nerve bifurcation is very important in surgical and clinical practice.

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