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Vol 79, No 4 (2020)
Case report
Published online: 2020-02-05
Submitted: 2019-11-27
Accepted: 2020-01-16
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Anatomical variation of a trifid (trifurcation) lateral root origin of the median nerve

D. Chrysikos, S. Papapostolou, A. Samolis, I. Antonopoulos, T. Troupis
DOI: 10.5603/FM.a2020.0013
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Pubmed: 32037498
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Folia Morphol 2020;79(4):860-862.

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Vol 79, No 4 (2020)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2020-02-05
Submitted: 2019-11-27
Accepted: 2020-01-16

Abstract

Anatomic variations of the brachial plexus are common. Awareness of these variations is of paramount importance in clinical practice mainly in achieving best results in minimal invasive or surgical procedures. The aim of our study was to depict a case of a trifid lateral root origin of the medial nerve. This anatomical variation in the brachial plexus was encountered after dissection in upper extremities in a 90-year-old male cadaver.

Abstract

Anatomic variations of the brachial plexus are common. Awareness of these variations is of paramount importance in clinical practice mainly in achieving best results in minimal invasive or surgical procedures. The aim of our study was to depict a case of a trifid lateral root origin of the medial nerve. This anatomical variation in the brachial plexus was encountered after dissection in upper extremities in a 90-year-old male cadaver.

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Keywords

anatomical variations, median nerve, brachial plexus

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Title

Anatomical variation of a trifid (trifurcation) lateral root origin of the median nerve

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 79, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Case report

Pages

860-862

Published online

2020-02-05

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2020.0013

Pubmed

32037498

Bibliographic record

Folia Morphol 2020;79(4):860-862.

Keywords

anatomical variations
median nerve
brachial plexus

Authors

D. Chrysikos
S. Papapostolou
A. Samolis
I. Antonopoulos
T. Troupis

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