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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses: Medial Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses

Medial Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


The posterior division of this nerve may (a) arise separately from the posterior branch of the lower trunk of the brachial plexus; (b) be joined with or replaced by a branch of the ulnar nerve; or (c) extend to the hand, replacing the dorsal branch of the ulnar nerve.

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References

Birmingham, A. (1889) Homology and innervation of the achselbogen and pectoralis quartus, and the nature of the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thorax. J. Anat. Physiol. 23:206-223.

Henle, J. (1868) Handbuch der Systematischen Anatomy des Menschen. von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn., Braunschweig.

Latarjet, A. (1948) Testut's Traité d'Anatomie Humaine, 9th ed., G. Doin & Cie., Paris.

Schaefer, E.A., Symington, J. and T.H. Bryce, Eds. (1915) Quain's Anatomy, 11th ed., Longmans, Green, and Co., London.

Urbanowicz, Z. and S. Zaluska. (1980) External structure of the medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm in the extrauterine life of man. Folia Morphol. (Warsaw) 39:61-67.

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