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Muscles innervated by the ulnar nerve

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 9 2006 by

Last modified on Wednesday, December 31 1969.

Which of the following muscles is innervated by the ulnar nerve?

 
        A) Teres major
 
        B) Biceps brachii
 
        C) Lumbricals IV
 
        D) Pronator quadratus
 
        E) Deltoid
 

 


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A) teres major

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Teres major is innervated by the subscapular nerve, which arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus  (See References)

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B) biceps brachii

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Biceps brachii is innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve  (See References)

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C) lumbricals IV

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Lumbricals IV is innervated by the ulnar nerve  (See References)

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D) pronator quadratus

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Pronator quadratus is innervated by the median nerve  (See References)

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E) deltoid

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Deltoid is innervated by the axillary nerve  (See References)

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References:

1. Guarantors of Brain. (2000). Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System, fourth edition. W.B. Saunders, Edinburgh.
2. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
3. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia.
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