A mnemonic to remember the Brachial plexus branches is:
R emember T o D rink C old B eer - R oots, T runks, D ivisions, C ords
Posterior cord branches ULNAR
- U pper subscapular nerve,
- L ower subscapular nerve,
- N erve to latissimus dorsi,
- A xillary nerve,
- R adial nerve.
Lateral Cord Branches LML
- L ateral pectoral nerve
- M usculocutaneous nerve,
- L ateral root of Median Nerve.
Medial Cord Branches M4U
- M edial pectoral nerve, Medial cutaneous nerve of arm, Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm, Medial root of median nerve
- U lnar nerve
5 main nerves of brachial plexus, in order laterally to medially
- “My Aunty Rocks My Uncle” - Musculocutaneous, axillary, radial, median, ulnar.