Posterior arm

 

This the the posterior compartment of the arm which is divided from the anterior compartment by the medial and lateral intermuscular septa. It has the following

Arteries : Profunda brachii, from the  brachial artery and the radial collateral artery, which is a terminal branch of profunda brachii

Veins: Brachial veins

Nerves:

bullet Radial nerve and its branches
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Nerve to long head of triceps brachii

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Nerve to medial head of triceps brachii

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Nerve to lateral head of triceps brachii

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Nerve to anconeus

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Lower lateral cutaneous nerve of arm

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Posterior cutaneous nerve of arm

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Muscles: Triceps brachii

Bone: Humerus

 

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Layers 1- skin; 2- fasciae, 3- muscles 1, 4 -muscles II 5- deepest, 6- bones.

 

 

 


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