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Lateral cutaneous nerve of the forearm

C6c7
Terminal branch of the musculocutaneous nerve
Supplies skin over lateral side of forearm

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Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm

C8-t2
Arises from the medial cord of the brachial plexus
It supplies the skin on the medial side of the arm

2

Medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm

C8t1
Arises from the medial cord of the brachial plexus and supplies the skin on the anterior and medial surfaces of the forearm

3

Superficial branch of the radial nerve

Sensory
Crosses the roof of the anatomical snuff box
It is distributed to the skin on the dorsum of the hand and to a number of joints in the hand

4

Radial nerve in palm

No muscles
Sensory supply to lateral two thirds of dorsum of the hand, up to middle of fingers ( besides medial 1.5 digits)

5

Ulnar nerve is referred to as

Nerve of fine movements because it innervates muscles that are concerned with intricate hand movements

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Median palm nerve

Sends sensory fibers to lateral palm and 3.5 anterior fingers ( all around tips)