Card Set Information
Locating the Peripheral nerves
Descends along the side of the neck and into thorax.
Exits from the back of axilla and travels anteriorly, deep to deltoid.
Exits from the back of axilla and travels down the posterior arm and forearm and into the dorsum of the hand.
Exits from front of axilla and travels down arm, ends in proximal forearm.
Exits from front of axilla and travels down arm and forearm, passes through middle of wrist into the thumb side of the hand.
Exits from front of axilla and travels down the anterior medial arm and forearm, passes into the pinky side of hand.
Begins in pelvis and travels into anterior thigh.
Exits pelvis through obturator foramen and travels down the medial thigh.
Exits pelvis through the greater sciatic notch and decends through posterior thigh.
Travels down posterior thigh, through popliteal fossa, posterior leg, posterior to medial malleoulus and into plantar surface of foot.
Common Peroneal Nerve
Descends through posterior thigh into lateral aspect of knee.
Superficial Peronial Nerve
Starts at lateral knee, descends through lateral leg and terminates on the dorsal surface of foot.
Deep Peronial Nerve
Starts at anterior lateral knee, descends through anterior leg and terminates on the dorsal surface of foot.