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Brachial Plexus Branches

Brachial Plexus Branches
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Branches are the nerves that directly innervate muscles.
5 KEY FACTS
Musculocutaneous nerve
Muscle-and-skin Nerve

Innervates all flexors in the arm and the skin of the forearm.

Axillary Nerve
Ax Nerve

Innervates the deltoid and teres minor muscles, which laterally rotates the arm.

Radial nerve
Radial-tire Nerve

Innervates all extensors in the arm and forearm.

Median Nerve
Median-road Nerve

Innervates most flexors in the forearm and 5 hand muscles.

Ulnar Nerve
Underwear Nerve

Innervates 1-1.5 flexors in the forearm and the remaining hand muscles.

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