Posts Tagged ‘radialis’

The Course of N.radialis

A short article on the course of radial nerve.

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The radial nerve is the direct continuation of the posterior cord (C5-T1) of the brachial plexus. It supplies the muscles of the extensor compartments, the skin overlaying them and the skin over the dorusm od the hand.

The Innervation of the Upper Limb

I have written this short segment about the innervation of the upper extremity, just as a reference to the nerves, their origin, course and what they innervate.

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The upper extremity receives neural branches from various spinal nerves. Mostly is innervated by Brachial plexus (C5-T1), but also from Cervical plexus (C3-C4) and intercostal nerve.