Neuroanatomy of the Female Pelvis



The neuroanatomy of the pelvis is a complex system with many interactive pathways that is not completely understood yet. The advancement of technology in the basic sciences and imaging continues to allow improved understanding in this area. This chapter serves as an overview of basic neurology as well as a look into the innervation of the musculature related to pelvic floor support and continence mechanisms.


Pelvic Floor Muscle External Anal Sphincter Internal Anal Sphincter Pudendal Nerve Detrusor Contraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive SurgeryThe University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOklahoma CityUSA

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