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1

In the elbow where does the radial nerve pass?

Anterior to the lateral epicondyle

2

In the elbow where does the ulnar nerve pass?

Posterior to the medial epicondyle

3

Between which two muscles does the median nerve pass between in the forearm?

Flexor digitorum superficialis and flexor digitorum profundus

4

Where is the ulnar nerve found underneath in the forearm?

The flexor carpi ulnaris

5

Which is the nerve most prone to injury in the elbow?

The ulnar nerve

6

Which are the nerves which travel closely to the epicondyles in the elbow?

The ulnar and radial nerves

7

Which are the nerves which travel closely to the epicondyles in the elbow?

The ulnar and radial nerves

8

In the brachial plexus what are C6/C8 etc called?

Roots

9

What is the mneumonic which helps you to remember the different components of the brachial plexus and what are they?

Read That Damn Cadaver Book
Roots, Trunks, Divisions, Cords, Branches

10

What are the roots of the brachial plexus?

C5, C6, C7, C8, T1

11

What are the trunks of the brachial plexus?

Superior, Middle and Inferior

12

What are the divisions of the brachial plexus?

Anterior and Posterior

13

What are the cords of the brachial plexus?

Lateral, posteror and medial

14

What are the branches of the brachial plexus?

Musculocutaneous, axillary, median, radial and ulnar

15

What are the cords named relative to?

The axillary artery

16

What muscles does the musculocutaneous muscles innervate?

BBC - biceps brachii, brachialis and corocobrachialis

17

On what side of the 'M' is the musculocutaneous nerve found?

The lateral side

18

When identifying nerves in a cadaver what do you find first?

The musculocutaneous nerve as it is the one that enters the muscles

19

What are the roots for the long thoracic nerve?

C5, C6, C7

20

What is the mneumonic for the long thoracic nerve?

C5, C6, C7, raise your arms to heaven