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Radial Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Radial Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.720.050.700
Unique ID
D011826
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011826
Annotation
dis = RADIAL NEUROPATHY; neopl = RADIAL NEUROPATHY (IM) + PERIPHERAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
Scope Note
A major nerve of the upper extremity. In humans the fibers of the radial nerve originate in the lower cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord (usually C5 to T1), travel via the posterior cord of the brachial plexus, and supply motor innervation to extensor muscles of the arm and cutaneous sensory fibers to extensor regions of the arm and hand.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Radial Nerve Preferred
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