"Median Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A major nerve of the upper extremity. In humans, the fibers of the median nerve originate in the lower cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord (usually C6 to T1), travel via the brachial plexus, and supply sensory and motor innervation to parts of the forearm and hand.
- Median Nerve
- Median Nerves
- Nerve, Median
- Nerves, Median
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Median Nerve" by people in Profiles.
Mansuripur PK, Deren ME, Kamal R. Nerve compression syndromes of the upper extremity: diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. R I Med J (2013). 2013 May 01; 96(5):37-9.
Pransky G, Long R, Hammer K, Schulz LA, Himmelstein J, Fowke J. Screening for carpal tunnel syndrome in the workplace. An analysis of portable nerve conduction devices. J Occup Environ Med. 1997 Aug; 39(8):727-33.