supraclavicular nerve

supraclavicular nerve

one of a pair of cutaneous branches of the cervical plexus arising from the third and the fourth cervical nerves, mostly from the fourth nerve. The anterior group supplies the skin of the infraclavicular region, the middle group supplies the skin over the pectoralis major and the deltoideus, and the posterior group supplies the skin of the cranial and dorsal parts of the shoulder.
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The dermatomal sensory innervation to the breast is provided by the third to fifth lateral cutaneous branches to the lateral breast region, the second to fifth anterior cutaneous nerves to the medial side and minor contribution from the intermediate group of supraclavicular nerve to the superior and lateral aspect of the breast (see Figure 9).
A proposal for ergonomic performance of interscalene and supraclavicular nerve blocks (Fig.
To our knowledge there is no published case of pneumothorax with ultrasound-guided supraclavicular nerve blocks, however, one case has been indirectly mentioned (48).
The supraclavicular nerve block, which is most commonly used is ideal technique for the upper arm from the mid humeral level down to the hand.
Efficacy of Dexmedetomidine Compared to Clonidine added to Ropivacaine in Supraclavicular Nerve Blocks: IJMHS 2014; 3: 2277-4505.

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