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Sensory distribution of the median nerve

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, April 18 2009 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, April 18 2009.

Which of the following images best illustrates the sensory distribution of the median nerve?

 
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This question was created on April 18, 2009 by jdmiles.
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A)


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This image shows the approximate sensory distribution of the radial nerve, highlighted in green.  (See References)

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B)


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This image shows the approximate sensory distribution of the radial nerve, highlighted in red.  (See References)

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C)


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This image shows the approximate sensory distribution of the medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve, highlighted in red.  (See References)

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D)


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This image shows the approximate sensory distribution of the median nerve, highlighted in red.  (See References)

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E)


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This image shows the approximate sensory distribution of the lower trunk, highlighted in green.  (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:
2. Guarantors of Brain. (2000). Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System, fourth Edition. W.B. Saunders, Edinburgh. (ISBN:0702025127)Advertising:
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Sensory distribution of the median nerve
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 04/18/2009
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