Sacral plexus branches (mnemonic)

Dr Jeffrey Cheng and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

A handy mnemonic to recall the branches of the sacral plexus prior to its division is:

  • Six Ps: as all of the nerves start with the letter P
  • SLIP, DSP: if you slip over, you may need to go on the DSP (Disability Support Pension)


Six Ps

Article information

rID: 29887
Section: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Tag: pelvis
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • SLIP, DSP (mnemonic)
  • SLIPDSP (mnemonic)
  • 6 Ps (mnemonic)
  • Six Ps (mnemonic)

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