lateral cord of brachial plexus

lat·er·al cord of brach·i·al plex·us

[TA]
in the brachial plexus, the bundle of nerve fibers formed by the anterior divisions of the superior and middle trunks; lateral to the axillary artery. This cord gives off the lateral pectoral nerve and terminates by dividing into the musculocutaneous nerve and the lateral root of the median nerve.

lat·er·al cord of brach·i·al plex·us

(lat'ĕr-ăl kōrd brā'kē-ăl plek'sŭs) [TA]
In the brachial plexus, the bundle of nerve fibers formed by the anterior divisions of the superior and middle trunks that lies lateral to the axillary artery. This cord gives off the lateral pectoral nerve and terminates by dividing into the musculocutaneous nerve and the lateral root of the median nerve.
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The relation of the median nerve & brachial artery were seen to be normal & the musculocutaneous nerve was arising normally from the lateral cord of brachial plexus & piercing the coracobrachialis muscle.
Anomalous Branching Pattern of Lateral Cord of Brachial Plexus

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