lateral supraclavicular nerve

lat·er·al su·pra·cla·vic·u·lar nerve

[TA]
one of several branches of the C-3-C-4 portion of the cervical plexus that descend to the skin over the acromion and deltoid region.
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lat·er·al su·pra·cla·vic·u·lar nerve

(lat'ĕr-ăl sū'pră-klă-vik'yŭ-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
One of several branches of C3-C4 portion of cervical plexus that descend to skin over the acromion and the deltoid region.
Synonym(s): nervus supraclavicularis lateralis, posterior supraclavicular nerve.
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We also identified the lateral supraclavicular nerve from the cervical plexus in 3 cases.
Therefore, we performed an open dissection of the same area, confirming the finding on all three occasions of the lateral supraclavicular nerve, which is derived from the superficial portion of the cervical plexus.
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