Dissection: Axilla & Brachial Plexus
It’s time to Run To Drink Cold Beer. The following is a step by step dissection of the axilla and brachial plexus.
There is a dissection assistance pdf file that you can use to assist you in your lab preparation.
Category: Human Dissection Labs, Human Dissection Labs, Pre-Clinical, Pre-Medical, Regional Anatomy, Upper Limb, Upper Limb, Upper Limb Tags: antebrachium, arm, Axilla, axillary nerve, Brachial artery, Brachial Plexus, brachium, cervico-axillary canal, circumflex nerve, dissection, forearm, hand, inferior trunk, lateral cord, lower trunk, medial cord, medial nerve, middle trunk, musculocutaneous nerve, neck, pectoralis minor, posterior cord, radial nerve, spine, superior trunk, thoracic nerve roots, ulnar nerve, upper arm, upper trunk, ventral rami
The back and forth views of the cadaver and plasticized model were really helpful in preparation for this dissection. These two views allowed me to first visualize the components of the brachial plexus and then place them in the context of other anatomical features of the shoulder region.