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The Brachial Plexus and Nerve Lesions

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Mar 02 2020, 4:56 pm

Great explanation! 



Aug 03 2019, 12:54 pm

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.



Aug 13 2019, 9:46 pm

Thank you for your note. Good points. We will work on these.

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

In this video we will learn about :

1. Brachial plexus formation and structure. 

2. Anatomical course of brachial plexus and its branches. 

3. Supply area of brachial plexus branches. 

4. Lesion of brachial plexus and its branches. 



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  • Adam Jones MD

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