Flashcards in Axillary nerve Deck (12):
What is the sensory innervation of the Axillary nerve?
The regimental badge area
What is the motor innervation of the Axillary nerve?
Abductors of the arm at the shoulder
What is the spinal root of the Axillary nerve?
C5 and C6
What is the Quadrangular space?
Space for nerves and vessels to pass from the anterior arm to posterior arm
What is the superior border of the Quadrangular space?
What is the inferior border of the Quadrangular space?
What is the lateral border of the Quadrangular space?
Surgical neck of the Humerus
What is the medial border of the Quadrangular space?
Long head of the Triceps Brachii
What nerve does a branch of the Axillary nerve give rise to?
Lateral cutaneous nerve of the arm
How does injury to the Axillary nerve commonly occur?
Anterior dislocation of the glenohumeral joint
Fracture of the surgical neck of the humerus
How would an Axillary nerve injury present itself?
Patient would be unable to Abduct the arm