Origin of Medial and Lateral Pectoral Nerves from the Supraclavicular Part of Brachial Plexus and its Clinical Importance – A Case Report

Shetty, P and Nayak, Satheesha B and Kumar, Naveen and Thangarajan, Rajesh and D’Souza, MR (2014) Origin of Medial and Lateral Pectoral Nerves from the Supraclavicular Part of Brachial Plexus and its Clinical Importance – A Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 8 (2). pp. 133-134. ISSN 0973-709X

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Abstract

Knowledge of normal and anomalous formation of brachial plexus and its branches is of utmost importance to anatomists, clinicians, anesthesiologists and surgeons. Possibility of variations in the origin, course and distribution of branches of brachial plexus must be kept in mind during anesthetizing the brachial plexus, mastectomy and plastic surgery procedures. In the current case, the medial pectoral nerve arose directly from the middle trunk of the brachial plexus and the lateral pectoral nerve arose from the anterior division of the upper trunk of the brachial plexus. The lateral pectoral nerve supplied the pectoralis major and the medial pectoral nerve supplied pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles through two separate branches.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brachial plexus; Medial pectoral nerve; Lateral pectoral nerve; Lateral cord; Medial cord; Axilla.
Subjects: Medicine > MMMC Manipal > Anatomy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2014 05:21
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2014 05:21
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138987

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