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Brachial Plexus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Brachial Plexus
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.720.050
Unique ID
D001917
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001917
Annotation
dis = BRACHIAL PLEXUS NEUROPATHIES; inflammation = BRACHIAL PLEXUS NEURITIS
Scope Note
The large network of nerve fibers which distributes the innervation of the upper extremity. The brachial plexus extends from the neck into the axilla. In humans, the nerves of the plexus usually originate from the lower cervical and the first thoracic spinal cord segments (C5-C8 and T1), but variations are not uncommon.
NLM Classification #
WL 400
See Also
Brachial Plexus Neuropathies
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Brachial Plexus Preferred
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