BrachialPlexus.txt

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BrachialPlexus.txt
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  1. Long Thoracic
    • Origin: Roots (C5-C7)
    • Course: Runs on the lateral aspect of the thoracic wall
    • Distribution: Serratus anterior muscle
  2. Dorsal scapular
    • Origin: Root C5
    • Course: Descends on the medial border of the scapula
    • Distribution: Rhomboids and levator scapula muscles
  3. Suprascapular
    • Origin: Superior trunk
    • Course: Enters supraspinous fossa & passes to infraspinous fossa
    • Distribution: Supraspinatous & infraspinatous muscles
  4. Lateral pectoral
    • Origin: Lateral cord
    • Course: Pierces pectoralis minor muscles & enters pectoralis major muscle
    • Distribution: Pectoralis major & minor muscles
  5. Musculocutaneous
    • Origin: Lateral cord
    • Course: Penetrates coracobrachialis muscles & descends in anterior arm
    • Distribution: Muscles of the anterior compartment of the arm, & the skin of the lateral aspect of the forearm
  6. Median
    • Origin: Medial & lateral cords
    • Course: Passes the anterior arm, cubital fossa, anterior forearm, & through the carpal tunnel to enter hand
    • Distribution: Most of the muscles of the anterior compartment of the forearm, thenar muscles, & the first & second lumbricals
    • The skin of the lateral 2/3 of the palm of the head & most of the lateral 3 1/2 fingers
  7. Medial pectoral
    • Origin: Medial cord
    • Course: Pierces pectorlis minor muscles & enters pectoralis major muscle
    • Distribution: Pectoralis major & minor muscles
  8. Medial cutaneous nerve of arm
    • Origin: Medial cord
    • Course: Runs along medial side of forearm
    • Distribution: Most of the skin of medial side of arm
  9. Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm
    • Origin: Medial cord
    • Course: Descends on medial side of forearm
    • Distribution: Skin of medial side of forearm
  10. Ulnar
    • Origin: Medial cord
    • Course: Travels on medial side of arm, passes behind the medial epicondyle, descends on medial side of forearm, passes in front of carpal tunnel & enters hand
    • Distribution: Some of the muscles in anterior forearm, hypothenar & interosseous muscles, muscles, 3rd & 4th lumbricals
    • The skin of the medial 1/3 of the palmar & dorsal aspects of the hand, medial 1 1/2 fingers
  11. Upper subcapular
    • Origin: Posterior cord
    • Course: Run on the posterior wall of axilla
    • Distribution: Subcapularis muscle
  12. Lower subscapular
    • Origin: Posterior cord
    • Course: Runs on the posterior wall of axilla
    • Distribution: Subscapularis & teres major muscles
  13. Thoracodorsal
    • Origin: Posterior cord
    • Course: Winds around the surgical neck of the humerus
    • Distribution: Latissimus dorsi muscle
  14. Axillary
    • Origin: Posterior cord
    • Course: Winds around the surgical neck of the humerus
    • Distribution: Detoid & teres minor muscles.
    • Lower part of the skin covering the deltoid muscle
  15. Radial
    • Origin: Posterior cord
    • Course: Travels through the radial groove, enters the cubital fosse, divides into a deep (motor) & a superficial (cutaneous) branch
    • Distribution: Muscles of the posterior compartments of arm & forearm
    • Skin of posterior arm & forearm, plus lateral 2/3 of the posterior aspect of the hand.

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