Myotomes and Dermatomes of the Lower Limb

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Nerves of lower limb | Main Anatomy Index

Last updated 30 March 2006

Myotomes of the Lower Limb

Hip Joint

Knee Joint

Ankle Joint and Foot

For the innervation of the individual muscles, go to the relevant section in the page nerves of the lower limb.

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Dermatomes of the Lower Limb

"One walks on S1, sits on S3 (around the anus) S2 narrow strip up the middle of the calf and hamstrings."

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Skin supplied by Cutaneous Nerves of the Lower Limb

Click here for the diagram illustrating the cutaneous innervation of the lower limb from the anterior aspect.

Click here for the diagram illustrating the cutaneous innervation of the lower limb from the posterior aspect.

For information and details of the individual nerves, click here to go to the nerves of the lower limb page.

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Michael Tam (c) 1998