The median n. is formed by spinal roots C6, C7, C8, T1. It innervates Pronator teres, Palmaris longus, Flexor carpi radialis, Flexor digitorum superficialis, Flexor digitorum profundus (lateral half), Pronator quadratus, Flexor pollicis longus, Abductor pollicis brevis, Opponens pollicis, Flexor pollicis brevis, and Lumbricals 1 & 2.


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Intercostobrachial nerve | Radial nerve | Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm and arm |
Lateral cutaneous nerve of the forearm (Musculocutaneous Nerve) | Palmer cutaneous branch of radial nerve |
Median Nerve |
Ulnar nerve | 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