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The Brachial Plexus and Nerve Lesions

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Great lecture. I would have like to hear more about injuries to the specific nerve roots as some of these are missed in patients. Such as scapular winging, shoulder pain, calcific tendonitis, adhesive capsulitis, etc that could be a result of a brachial plexus injury.

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In this anatomy lecture, Drbeen faculty, Dr. Adam Jones discusses the brachial plexus and potential peripheral nerve lesions.

The following structural elements are presented and discussed. 

Roots Trunks

Divisions Cords


Musculocutaneous nerve

Axillary nerve

Radial nerve

Median nerve

Ulnar nerve

Long thoracic nerve

Anterior scalene muscle

Axillary artery

Deltoid muscle

Pec muscles

Biceps brachii



Clinical cases

Nerve Lesions

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Adam Jones MD

Dr. Adam Lee Jones M.D., MSc, BSc (Hons), PgCert, FHEA is a doctor from the United Kingdom. In addition to his clinical practice, he is a medical lecturer at Cardiff University and an anatomy demonstrator at Birmingham University. Dr. Jones is an aspiring otolaryngologist with a strong interest in anatomy, medical sciences, and public health. He enjoys teaching and utilizing animated medical illustrations to teach.

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