foramen

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Related to Greater sciatic foramen: obturator foramen, Piriformis, pudendal nerve, Greater sciatic notch
  • noun

Synonyms for foramen

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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In the sacral plexus, entrapment of the sciatic nerve at the greater sciatic foramen (piriformis syndrome) may be secondary to asymmetry of the piriformis muscle size or anatomic variations in the course of the sciatic nerve relative to the piriformis muscle (Figure Obtaining a sequence perpendicular to the piriformis muscle is crucial in identification of these anatomic variants.
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