upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm

(redirected from superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve)

up·per lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of arm

the terminal branch of the axillary nerve supplying the skin over the lower portion of the deltoid and for a distance below its insertion.
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The posterior branch sends several smaller branches to the teres minor, the deltoid, and the superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve. The anterior motor branch courses around the neck of the humerus and passes medially on the anterior surface of the surgical neck to supply the middle and anterior deltoid heads.
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