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NJBMS - Volume 1, Issue 2., October - December 2010

Pages: 99-102
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BILATERAL NEUROVASCULAR VARIATIONS IN UPPER LIMBS OF AN ADULT CADAVER – ANATOMICAL OBSERVATIONS, ONTOGENIC EXPLANATION AND CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

Author: Dr. Subhadra Devi V , Dr. Jagadeesh Babu D Dr. Usha Rani V

Category: Anatomy

Abstract:

Bilateral Vas aberrans (VA)/superficial brachial artery originating from 3rd part of axillary artery with variations in the formation and branching of cords of brachial plexus on right side and additional contribution to median nerve from musculocutaneous nerve on both sides were observed in a male cadaver among the 25 dissected for student demonstration. In the literature there is no reported incidence of bilateral superficial brachial artery with associated variationsinbrachialplexusoritsbranches

Keywords: Vas Aberrans (VA), superficialbrachial artery, brachial plexus