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MEDIAN NERVE-D.FOREARM

Anatomy-Upper Limb

MEDIAN NERVE-D.FOREARM

1. Enters the forearm b/w 2 heads of pronator teres. In the forearm it gives a deep & cutaneous branches.

DEEP BRANCH
2. Anterior interosseous n. which descends down the forearm on anterior interosseous membrane - supplies FPL, pronator quadratus, lateral half of FDP (tendons of which attach to index & middle fingers).

MAIN NERVE
3. Main n. supplies pronator teres, FCR, palmaris longus, FDS.

CUTANEOUS BRANCH
4.  Comes off 5cm proximal to wrist to supply skin over thenar eminence.



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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: The median nerve. Whitaker, R. and Borley, N. (2016). Instant anatomy. 5th ed. Chichester (West Sussex): Wiley Blackwell, p.134.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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