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Dorsal Scapular Nerve

-Runs through the middle scalene
-Innervates: Rhomboid Major, Minor and Levator Scapulae

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Long Thoracic Nerve

-Innervates: Serratus Anterior

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Suprascapular Nerve

-Passes through the lateral cervical region through the suprascapular notch
-Innervation: Glenohumeral joint, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus

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Nerve to Subclavius

Innervates the subclavius

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Lateral Pectoral Nerve

Innervates Pectoralis Major

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Musculocutaneous Nerve

Innervates anterior arm compartmet
-Coracobrachialis, Biceps Brachii, and Branchialis

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Median Nerve

innervates the anterior forearm compartment excepts for flexor carpi ulnaris and ulnar half of flexor digitorum profundus

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Medial Pectoral Nerve

innervates Pectoralis Minor and Pectoralis Major

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Medial Cutaneous Nerve of the Arm

Innervates skin of medial side of arm

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Medial Cutaneous nerve of the forearm

innervates the skin of the medial side of forearm

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Ulnar Nerve

Innervates flexor carpi ulnaris, ulnar half of flexor digitorum profundus

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Upper subscapuar nerve

Superior portion of Subscapularis

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Lower subscapular nerve

Inferior portion of subscapularis and teres major

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Thorsdorsal nerve

latissimus dorsi

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Axillary Nerve

Glenohumeral joint and teres minor and deltoid

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Radial nerve

Muscles of posterior compartment of arm and forearm