Hypogastric nerves

The hypogastric nerves are paired nerve bundles that are part of the autonomic nervous system and located in the pelvis.


  • location: pelvis
  • origin: contain sympathetic fibers descending from the superior hypogastric plexus and parasympathetic fibers ascending from the inferior hypogastric plexus
  • course: the nerves run between the superior and inferior hypogastric plexuses on each side
  • relations: