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RADIAL NERVE-C.FOREARM

Anatomy-Upper Limb

RADIAL NERVE-C.FOREARM

1. Enters anterior to lateral epicondyle. Gives deep branch (posterior interosseous n.) & continues as the superficial radial n.

SUPERFICIAL RADIAL NERVE
2. Passes under brachioradialis with radial a.

POSTERIOR INTEROSSEOUS NERVE
3. Enters forearm through 2 heads of supinator, supplies this muscle.
4. Supplies ECRB.
5. Supplies superficial extensors (extensor digitorum, extensor digiti minimi, ECU).
6. Supplies deep extensors (EPL, APL, EPB, EI).



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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: Whitaker, R. and Borley, N. (2016). Instant anatomy. 6th ed. Chichester (West Sussex): Wiley Blackwell, p.120.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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