The following table summarises the Structures under cover of the gluteus maximus muscle.
|Joints and ligaments
|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
|Origin of hamstrings
|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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