Axillary nerve

Dscn1786.jpg (68054 bytes) Dscn1785.jpg (75565 bytes) Dorsolateral view, left shoulder

The axillary nerve is a branch of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.   It serves the deltoids and teres minor.  In this lab we will find it on the deep side of the clavobrachialis muscle.  In a later lab we will find it near its origin in the axilla.

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