Neuroanatomy of the female abdominopelvic region: A review with application to pelvic pain syndromes

Mohammadali Mohajel Shoja, Amit Sharma, Nadine Mirzayan, Chris Groat, Koichi Watanabe, Marios Loukas, R. Shane Tubbs

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Abstract

Pelvic pain can be a life altering disease. Multiple pathologies can affect this region resulting in neurologic issues. Therefore, a thorough understanding of the nerve supply to this region is important for the clinician who treats such patients. The current review outlines the anatomy of the nervous system of the abdominopelvic region with special attention to this anatomy in the female.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)66-76
Number of pages11
JournalClinical Anatomy
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • abdomen
  • anatomy
  • autonomics
  • female
  • nerves
  • pelvis
  • plexus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Histology

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    Mohajel Shoja, M., Sharma, A., Mirzayan, N., Groat, C., Watanabe, K., Loukas, M., & Shane Tubbs, R. (2013). Neuroanatomy of the female abdominopelvic region: A review with application to pelvic pain syndromes. Clinical Anatomy, 26(1), 66-76. https://doi.org/10.1002/ca.22200