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1

What spinal chord roots are contained within the radial nerve?

C5-T1

2

What spinal chord roots are contained within the Axillary Nerve?

C5 & C6

3

What spinal chord roots are contained within the Median nerve?

C6-T1

4

What spinal chord roots are contained within the Long thoracic nerve?

C5-7

5

What spinal chord roots are contained within the Dorsal scapular nerve?

Ramus of C%

6

What spinal chord roots are contained within the Supracapular nerve?

C5 & C6

7

What roots of the brachial plexus are damaged in Erb's Palsy?

C5 & C6

8

What are the signs of Erb's Palsy?

-Medial rotation of the shoulder
-Deltoid atrophy
-Extension of the elbow
-Pronation of radioulnar joint
-"Waiter's Tip"

9

What roots of the brachial plexus are damaged in Klumpke's paralysis?

C8 & T1

10

What are the signs of Klumpke's Paralysis?

-Atrophy to intrinsic muscles of thumb
-Atrophy of intrinsic muscles of the hand
-"Claw hand"

11

What are the spinal roots of the ulnar nerve?

C8-T1
sometimes C7