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Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders - Chapter 2 Quiz - Question 2

Topic: Physiology

Created on Wednesday, April 7 2010 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, April 7 2010.

The ventral rami of spinal nerves C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1 come together to form what structure?

 
        A) The cervicothoracic plexus
 
        B) The lumbosacral plexus
 
        C) The median nerve
 
        D) The solar plexus
 
        E) The brachial plexus
 

 


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A) The cervicothoracic plexus

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The ventral rami of spinal nerves C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1 come together to form the brachial plexus.  (See References)

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B) The lumbosacral plexus

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The ventral rami of spinal nerves C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1 come together to form the brachial plexus.  (See References)

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C) The median nerve

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The ventral rami of spinal nerves C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1 come together to form the brachial plexus.  (See References)

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D) The solar plexus

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The ventral rami of spinal nerves C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1 come together to form the brachial plexus.  (See References)

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E) The brachial plexus

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The ventral rami of spinal nerves C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1 come together to form the brachial plexus.

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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. Chapter 2.(ISBN:075067492X)Advertising:
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Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders - Chapter 2 Quiz - Question 2
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 04/07/2010
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