Prevention of accidental trauma to the iloinguinal nerve during inguinal hernoirrhaphy.

@article{Moosman1977PreventionOA,
  title={Prevention of accidental trauma to the iloinguinal nerve during inguinal hernoirrhaphy.},
  author={D A Moosman and T M Oelrich},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1977},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={146-8}
}
The sensory component of the iloinguinal nerve normally courses through the inguinal canal and supplies the upper thigh, pubis, inguinal crease, and the anterior and lateral aspect of the scrotum or labia majora. In 424 inguinal dissections a normal course of these nerves was found in 60 per cent. In 35 per cent an aberrant origin, course, and position were found, in which the nerve was behind and within the cremaster covering of the spermatic cord or round ligament. In 5 per cent both a normal… CONTINUE READING