Fluorescent anterograde labelling of the genitofemoral nerve shows that it supplies the scrotal region before migration of the gubernaculum

@article{Larkins2004FluorescentAL,
  title={Fluorescent anterograde labelling of the genitofemoral nerve shows that it supplies the scrotal region before migration of the gubernaculum},
  author={Sarah Larkins and John M Hutson},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={167-171}
}
The genitofemoral nerve (GFN) contains a sexually dimorphic neuropeptide transmitter, calcitonin generelated peptide (CGRP). It has been proposed that release of CGRP from the nerve may mediate testicular descent. The aim of this study was to determine the course of the GFN in order to see if CGRP-containing fibres reached the future scrotum before… CONTINUE READING