Upper subscapular nerve

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Upper subscapular nerve
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Plan of brachial plexus. (Label for upper subscapular nerve at bottom center.)
Details
Latin Nervus subscapularis superior
Innervates Subscapularis
From
Posterior cord
Identifiers
Gray's p.934
Dorlands
/Elsevier
n_05/12566801
FMA FMA:65304
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The upper subscapular (short subscapular, superior subscapular) enters the upper part of the Subscapularis, and is frequently represented by two branches. It is derived from C5, C6 nerve fibers, and branches from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.