Upper Extremity

  • Rajesh Gupta
  • Dilip Patel


  1. 1.
    Cervical plexus:
    1. (a)

      Is formed from ventral rami of upper four cervical nerves.

    2. (b)

      Superficial branches are motor.

    3. (c)

      There is no input from sympathetic ganglion.

    4. (d)

      Ansa cervicalis branches supply muscles.

    5. (e)

      Ansa cervicalis supply all infrahyoid muscles.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajesh Gupta
    • 1
  • Dilip Patel
    • 2
  1. 1.Anaesthesia and Pain MedicineFrimley Park Hospital, Frimley Health Foundation Trust Anaesthesia and Pain MedicineLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of AnaesthesiaRoyal Free HospitalLondonUK

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