Variations of Musculocutaneous Nerve Combined with High Bifurcation of the Brachial Artery

Xiaoli Chen, Chengkai Fu, Chunxu Guo, Jian Wang, Ze Jiang, Lina Leng, Daowen Si
2018 OALib  
During a routine dissection of the right upper limb of a 65-year-old male cadaver whose death is not clear, we found two anatomical abnormalities on the musculocutaneous nerve and brachial artery on the same arm. First, the musculocutaneous nerve derived from the lateral fascicles of brachial plexus by two branches. Second, the brachial artery emitted the radial and ulnar arteries at the level of 1/3 proximal upper arm. Given these variations are discovered rarely and accurate knowledge of such
more » ... variations is important for both surgeons and radiologists.
doi:10.4236/oalib.1104791 fatcat:m7qzo4nikjdd5bxzddz2wwvg2e