Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 5; Issue 2.1 (April 2017)

Page No.: 3741-3745

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2017.162


Zarna K.Patel *1, Sudarshan Gupta 2, Sucheta Chaudhary 3.

*1 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, GMERS Medical College, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

2 Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, GMERS Medical College Gandhinagar, , Gujarat, India.

3 Professor and Head, B.J.Medical College, Ahemdabad, , Gujarat, India.

 Address of Correspondence:  Dr. Zarna K. Patel, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, GMERS Medical College, Gandhinagar. Civil Hospital Campus, Pathikasharam, Sector-12, Gandhinagar 382012, Gujarat, India. Moble No: 9909919721 E-Mail: zdpdoctor@yahoo.com


 Background: Brachial Plexus is formed by anterior rami of inferior four cervical nerves C5,C6,C7,C8 and first thoracic nerve T1. It has roots, trunk, divisions, cord and terminal branches. Variations in communication of branches and cords are commonly observed.

Materials and Methods: In this study, 30 cadavers were used in which 60 upperlimb each of right and left, the axilla region is carefully dissected out during routine dissection.

Results: In Present study among 60 upper limbs abnormal communications were observed in 8 cadavers.

Conclusion: Abnormal communication between branches and cords could be vary useful for orthopedician, neurosurgeons, anesthetists, radiologists, general surgeons in various surgical operations like surgery of shoulder joint of  humerus, nerve blocking etc. So this study is done.

Key Words: Brachial Plexus, Median nerve, Musculocutaneous Nerve.


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Cite this article: Zarna K.Patel, Sudarshan Gupta, Sucheta Chaudhary. CADAVERIC STUDY OF ABNORMAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CORDS AND BRANCHES OF BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Int J Anat Res 2017;5(2.1):3741-3745. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2017.162