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Neurovascular structures

Anatomy

Neurovascular structures

The course of the following neurovascular structures should be kept in mind:

  • Axillary nerve
  • Cephalic vein
  • Anterior circumflex humeral artery
  • Ascending branch of the anterior circumflex humeral artery
  • Posterior circumflex humeral artery
  • Musculocutaneus nerve