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Descriptor English:   Brachial Plexus 
Descriptor Spanish:   Plexo Braquial 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Plexo Braquial 
Synonyms English:   Plexus, Brachial  
Tree Number:   A08.800.800.720.050
Definition English:   The large network of nerve fibers which distributes the innervation of the upper extremity. The brachial plexus extends from the neck into the axilla. In humans, the nerves of the plexus usually originate from the lower cervical and the first thoracic spinal cord segments (C5-C8 and T1), but variations are not uncommon. 
Indexing Annotation English:   dis = BRACHIAL PLEXUS NEUROPATHIES; inflammation = BRACHIAL PLEXUS NEURITIS
See Related English:   Brachial Plexus Neuropathies
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   1942 
Unique Identifier:   D001917 

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