deep branch

deep branch

[TA]
branch that passes deeply, beneath, or farther from surface; usually in contrast to a superficial branch. Terminologica Anatomica lists deep branches of the lateral planter nerve, medial circumflex femoral artery, medial plantar artery, radial nerve, superior gluteal artery, transverse cervical artery, and ulnar nerve.
Synonym(s): ramus profundus [TA]
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5,7,19) Since hand surgery relies mainly on applied anatomy, it is essential to revisit not only the anatomy of the presented variance of the El muscle but also the distribution of the deep branch of the radial nerve (DBRN) as it may help to explain clinical symptoms developed by the partial or complete entrapment of the main trunk of this nerve or its branches.
1) Nerve Muscle strength testing Facial Eye closure Ulnar Little finger abduction Median Thumb abduction Radial (cut) Wrist extension Common Peroneal (CP) Foot dorsiflexion Deep branch CP Great toe extension Posterior tibial Great toe plantar flexion Sural Nerve Sensory testing with monofilaments Facial Ulnar Little finger/hypothenar Median Thumb--middle finger Radial (cut) Rad.
Furthermore, the constant branches of the inferior gluteal artery, running distal to the piriformis tendon along the external rotators, which eventually anastomose with the deep branch of the medial circumflex artery, are protected.
MCB has the distinction of having deep branch network in rural and urban areas of Pakistan.
You will begin to see a deep branch canyon straight ahead.
These three muscles are supplied by the deep branch of ulnar nerve.
The deep branch (apart from a contribution to the wrist joint) is entirely motor, while the superficial branch is completely sensory.
However the profunda brachii and the anterior circumflex humeral arteries do not arise from the deep branch but arise from the normal axillary artery itself (picture 3).
The deep branch of the superior gluteal atery passes between gluteus medius muscle and bone, soon dividing into superior and inferior branches.
Radial artery usually begins in the cubital fossa about 1 cm below the bend of the elbow at the level of the neck of the radius just medial to the tendon of biceps brachii muscle, and terminates in the hand by forming the deep palmar arch after anastomosing with the deep branch of the ulnar artery (1)
2003) observed bifurcation of brachial artery into a large superficial branch and a small deep branch at the distal border of teres major muscle.