Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum
A patient with external hemorrhoids develops pain while passing stools. The nerve mediating this pain is (LQ)
|C||Splanchnic visceral nerve|
Pg. 1098; Gray's Anatomy (40th Ed.)
• External haemorrhoids are present below the pectinate/dentate line and are supplied by the somatic nerve-pudendal nerve.
• It is the inferior rectal branch of pudendal nerve, which supplies the lower anal canal.