A dermatome is the area of skin supplied by nerves orginating from a single spinal nerve root. The spinal roots innervating the wrist and hand are C5, C6, C7, C8, T1, T2.


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C5 | C6 | C7 | C8 | T1 | T2 | Peripheral Nerve Distribution | Help | Hand Kinesiology

Lorie Richards and Janice Loudon, University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Allied Health,
Occupational and Physical Therapy Education, October 1997