The following table summarises the Structures under cover of the gluteus maximus muscle.
|Muscles||Vessels||Nerves||Joints and ligaments||Bursae|
|All the muscles of the gluteal|
region except tensor fasciae latae
|Superior and inferior|
|Superior and inferior gluteal|
|Reflected head of the rectus|
|Internal pudendal vessels||Sciatic nerve||Sacroiliac joint||Ischial bursa|
|Origin of hamstrings||Trochanteric arterial|
|Posterior cutaneous nerve of the|
|Insertion of the upper fibres of|
the adductor magnus
|Nerve to quadratus femoris|
Nerve to obturator internus
Perforating cutaneous nerve
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