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Lateral Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve

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Created on Monday, October 11 2010 by jdmiles

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From which structure does the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve arise?

 
        A) Radial nerve
 
        B) Lateral cord of the brachial plexus
 
        C) Lower trunk of the brachial plexus
 
        D) Posterior cord of the brachial plexus
 
        E) Musculocutaneous nerve
 

 


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A) Radial nerve

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The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve is a sensory nerve supplying skin to the lateral forearm. It arises from the musculocutaneous nerve.  (See References)

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B) Lateral cord of the brachial plexus

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The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve is a sensory nerve supplying skin to the lateral forearm. It arises from the musculocutaneous nerve.  (See References)

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C) lower trunk of the brachial plexus

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The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve is a sensory nerve supplying skin to the lateral forearm. It arises from the musculocutaneous nerve.  (See References)

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D) Posterior cord of the brachial plexus

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The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve is a sensory nerve supplying skin to the lateral forearm. It arises from the musculocutaneous nerve.  (See References)

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E) Musculocutaneous nerve

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The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve is a sensory nerve supplying skin to the lateral forearm. It arises from the musculocutaneous nerve.  (See References)

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References:

1. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia. (ISBN:075067492X)Advertising:
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Lateral Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/11/2010
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