Position of the axillary nerve in the deltoid muscle
Article first published online: 26 JAN 2005
Copyright © 1992 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
The Anatomical Record
Volume 232, Issue 2, pages 316–317, February 1992
How to Cite
Kulkarni, R. R., Nandedkar, A. N. and Mysorekar, V. R. (1992), Position of the axillary nerve in the deltoid muscle. Anat. Rec., 232: 316–317. doi: 10.1002/ar.1092320217
- Issue published online: 26 JAN 2005
- Article first published online: 26 JAN 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 31 JUL 1991
- Manuscript Received: 10 APR 1991
The relationship of the anterior branch of the axillary nerve to the deltoid muscle was studied on both sides in 66 adult cadavers. The nerve runs a course on the deep surface of the deltoid muscle about 2.2 cm above the midpoint on the vertical plane of the muscle.