Upper subscapular nerve

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Nerve: Upper subscapular nerve
Plan of brachial plexus. (Label for upper subscapular nerve at bottom center.)
Gray's subject #210 934
Innervates    subscapularis
From posterior cord
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The upper subscapular (short subscapular, superior subscapular) enters the upper part of the Subscapularis, and is frequently represented by two branches. It is derived from C5, C6 nerve fibers, and branches from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.

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