Lesser sciatic foramen

The lesser sciatic foramen is a small osteoligamentous foramen which provides communication of neurovascular structures between the pelvis, the perineum, and the gluteal region. The lesser sciatic foramen is separated from the larger greater sciatic foramen above by the sacrospinous ligament.

Gross anatomy

Boundaries

It is bounded by:

Contents
Medially
Laterally

Article information

rID: 37911
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lesser sciatic foramina

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