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Arteries of the Shoulder
...  main artery that supplies blood to the arm and hand is called the Brachial artery. Its superficial position makes it vulnerable to damage and injury. For example, a person who accidentally breaks his humerus may also experience trauma in his Brachial artery. These arteries are located in the shoulders and upper extremities of the body. They find ways to deliver proper amounts of blood to the  ...

Brachial Nerve Plexus
...  Brachial Nerve Plexus refers to a group of nerve fibres that run from the spine. They are formed by the anterior rami of the cervical nerve through the thoracic nerve. These nerves process to the neck, the armpit region and the arm. The Brachial plexus can be divided into different elements, and these include the division, roots, cords, and the trunks. The anterior rami is responsible for  ...

Upper Extremity Veins
...  veins are located well below the skin surface, and they run alongside the arteries. The deep and superficial palms of the hands run into the radial and ulnar veins, which are found on the arm. The Brachial vein refers to the combination of the cubital fossa, the radial veins and the ulnar veins. The medial side of the arm is where the veins basilica and cephalic can be found, and they serve as  ...


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