• dorsal
  • The lateral branch of the deep peroneal nerve is directed anterolaterally, penetrates and innervates the extensor digitorum brevis muscle, and terminates as the second, third, and fourth dorsal interosseous nerves. (nysora.com)
  • 1) artery dorsal pedis, (2) deep peroneal nerve. (nysora.com)
  • The dorsal metacarpal veins receive communicating branches from the palmar metacarpal veins , which then drain into the radial veins and these drain into the dorsal venous network of the hand . (kenhub.com)
  • There is also a dorsal sensory branch given off here which supplies sensation to the back of the ulnar 1 and a half fingers. (kenhub.com)
  • The dorsal scapular nerve comes from the superior trunk and innervates the rhomboid muscles which retract the scapula. (wikipedia.org)
  • fibers
  • Further advantages include that nerve transfers are performed outside the zone of injury and scarred field, can be performed on patients with delayed presentation, and can avoid interpositional nerve grafting, which leads to increased numbers of regenerating nerve fibers making it to the target organ ( 3 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • The musculocutaneous nerve arises from the lateral cord of the brachial plexus, opposite the lower border of the pectoralis major, its fibers being derived from C5, C6 and C7. (wikipedia.org)
  • Injuries to the brachial plexus result from excessive stretching or tearing of the C5-T1 nerve fibers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Learn all about this network of nerve fibers now at Kenhub! (kenhub.com)
  • It supplies afferent and efferent nerve fibers to the chest, shoulder, arm and hand. (wikipedia.org)
  • The phrenic nerves contain motor, sensory, and sympathetic nerve fibers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most often it is a branch of the nerve to the subclavius and may contain numerous phrenic nerve fibers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both of these nerves supply motor fibers to the diaphragm and sensory fibers to the fibrous pericardium, mediastinal pleura, and diaphragmatic peritoneum. (wikipedia.org)
  • Composite or hybrid muscles are those muscles which have more than one set of fibers but perform the same function and are usually supplied by different nerves for different set of fibers. (wikipedia.org)
  • artery
  • The medial branch passes over the dorsum of the foot, along the medial side of the dorsalis pedis artery, to the first interosseous space, where it supplies the web space between the first and second toe. (nysora.com)
  • By way of its branches, the thoracoacromial artery pierces the clavipectoral fascia to supply regions of the upper limb and trunk for which they are named. (kenhub.com)
  • The thoracodorsal branch of the subscapular artery forms an anastomosis with the pectoral branch of the thoracoacromial artery, the internal intercostal and the internal mammary arteries. (kenhub.com)
  • 1 describing two cases of radial artery spasm relieved by block of the radial nerve. (springer.com)
  • The artery lies lateral to the nerve. (kenhub.com)
  • The deep artery of the arm travels through the lower triangular space with the radial nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • Identify the musculocutaneous nerve (hyperechoic), which lies most commonly in the plane between the biceps and coracobrachialis muscles. (usra.ca)
  • The deep peroneal nerve runs downward below the layers of the peroneus longus, extensor digitorum longus, and extensor hallucis longus muscles to the front of the leg (Figure 2). (nysora.com)
  • After piercing the deep fascia covering the muscles, the nerve eventually emerges from the anterolateral compartment of the lower part of the leg and surfaces from beneath the fascia 5 to 10 cm above the lateral malleolus (Figure 3). (nysora.com)
  • The nerve runs distally in the thick neurovascular fascia and emerges at the inferior third of the leg from beneath the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles on the medial border of the Achilles tendon (Figure 5). (nysora.com)
  • It also branches to the skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles, and bones of the sole. (nysora.com)
  • The pectoral branch travels inferomedially toward the pectorales muscles where it provides oxygenated blood to the muscles and the mammaries . (kenhub.com)
  • These nerves originate in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth cervical (C5-C8), and first thoracic (T1) spinal nerves, and innervate the muscles and skin of the chest, shoulder, arm and hand. (wikipedia.org)
  • The correct functioning of these muscles is dependent on the correct functioning of the nerves. (kenhub.com)
  • The ulnar nerve can broadly be described as the nerve of the hand, as the nerve innervates the vast majority of the intrinsic hand muscles. (kenhub.com)
  • The deep terminal branches innervate the vast majority of intrinsic hand muscles. (kenhub.com)
  • The compartments contain muscles which are innervated by the same nerve and perform the same action. (wikipedia.org)
  • This nerve continues in the arm, travelling in a plane between the biceps and triceps muscles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each compartment encloses specific muscles and nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • These muscles are all innervated by the musculocutaneous nervewhich arises from the fifth, sixth and seventh cervical spinal nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The muscles of this compartment are the triceps brachii and anconeus muscle and these are innervated by the radial nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tongue is a composite muscle made up of various components like longitudinal, transverse, horizontal muscles with different parts innervated having different nerve supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • palmar
  • This nerve is directly connected to the little finger, and the adjacent half of the ring finger, innervating the palmar aspect of these fingers, including both front and back of the tips, perhaps as far back as the fingernail beds. (wikipedia.org)
  • originates
  • The subclavian nerve originates in both C5 and C6 and innervates the subclavius, a muscle that involves lifting the first ribs during respiration. (wikipedia.org)
  • The phrenic nerve is a nerve that originates in the neck (C3-C5) and passes down between the lung and heart to reach the diaphragm. (wikipedia.org)
  • distal
  • At these distal injuries, functional outcomes with grafting are similar to those seen with nerve transfers and donor site morbidity from a nerve transfer is avoided. (frontiersin.org)
  • humerus
  • In direct trauma, fracture of the humerus, gun shot, glass pieces injuries, internal fixation of the humerus during surgery all can cause the musculocutaneous nerve lesion. (wikipedia.org)
  • This nerve enters the lower triangular space (an imaginary space bounded by, amongst others, the shaft of the humerus and the triceps brachii) of the arm and lies deep to the triceps brachii. (wikipedia.org)
  • This nerve can cause an electric shock-like sensation by striking the medial epicondyle of the humerus from posteriorly, or inferiorly with the elbow flexed. (wikipedia.org)
  • descends
  • The common peroneal nerve separates from the tibial nerve and descends alongside the tendon of the biceps femoris muscle and around the neck of the fibula. (nysora.com)
  • Lesions
  • Neurolysis and nerve grafting are the treatment options for the above lesions. (wikipedia.org)
  • This fact is very important clinically as a fracture of the shaft of the bone here can cause lesions or even transections in the nerve. (wikipedia.org)