musculocutaneous nerve


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Related to musculocutaneous nerve: radial nerve, axillary nerve, median nerve

musculocutaneous nerve

[¦məs·kyə·lō·kyü′tā·nē·əs ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A branch of the brachial plexus with both motor and somatic sensory components; innervates flexor muscles of the upper arm, and skin of the lateral aspect of the forearm.
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The supernumerary head of the biceps brachii and the branching pattern of the musculocutaneous nerve in Japanese.
The total number of studies reporting the grading of postoperative muscle strength with the musculocutaneous nerve used as the recipient nerve was nine, and the pooled sample size was 95.
The distance between the median nerve and musculocutaneous nerve was measured with ultrasound in four different shoulder positions (position 1P, 1D, 2P, 2D) while the patients lay in the supine position (Figure 1, 2).
In the dual injection, part of the dose is delivered under the artery and the other part is delivered around the musculocutaneous nerve.
In the present study, we also got one specimen of the left side in which the pronator teres was supplied by the musculocutaneous nerve and that nerve was arising 10.
The coil was positioned perpendicularly to the trajectory of the musculocutaneous nerve and firmly against the skin with the crossover positioned on the motor point of BB which was detected before the experiment and was marked with a pen to ensure consistent placement of the coil during the experiment.
Still-functioning musculocutaneous nerve (controlling biceps & related muscles) connected to median nerve segment (leading to paralyzed forearm & hand muscles)
12) This transfer restores elbow flexion following loss of the musculocutaneous nerve, a branch of the lateral cord.
MC = musculocutaneous nerve, MED = median nerve, RAD = radial nerve, ULN = ulnar nerve.
The first nerve stimulated is usually the musculocutaneous nerve.
Based on the location and character of the symptoms experienced by the patients in this report, we suggest that this pain represents compression of the musculocutaneous nerve by the subdermal capsule resulting in a "Norplant neuropathy.