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Cutaneous Nerves - Upper Limb Anatomy

Cutaneous Nerves - Upper Limb Anatomy

Read below ⤵️⁣ ⁣ These are the specific cutaneous nerves that cover the skin in the particular areas. Don’t confuse these with Dermatomes, even though they are similar, a dermatome specifies the area covered by the spinal nerve. ⁣ ⁣ Cutaneous Nerves of Upper Limb:⁣ ⁣ Supraclavicular Nerve (C3-C4)⁣ *Skin over the upper pectoral, deltoid and outer trapezius areas. ⁣ ⁣ Medial Brachial Cutaneous Nerve ⁣ *from medial cord of brachial plexus, innervates medial side of the arm.⁣ ⁣ Medial Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve ⁣ *From medial cord of brachial plexus, innervates medial side of the forearm. ⁣ ⁣ Lateral Brachial Cutaneous Nerve ⁣ *From axillary nerve, innervates lateral side of the arm.⁣ ⁣ Lateral antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve ⁣ *From musculocutaneous nerve, innervates lateral side of the forearm.⁣ ⁣ Posterior Brachial and Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerves ⁣ *From radial nerve, innervates posterior sides of the arm and forearm.⁣ ⁣ You know more than you think you do! Head over to our YouTube Channel & subscribe! (LINK IN BIO)⁣ ⁣ @rev.med⁣

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