Inferior lateral cutaneous nerve of arm

The inferior lateral cutaneous nerve of arm is a nerve found in humans and other animals. It is also called the inferior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve. It is a branch of the radial nerve that provides sensory and vasomotor innervation to the lower, lateral aspect of the arm.[1]

Inferior lateral cutaneous nerve of arm
The cutaneous innervation of the right upper limb, with Inf. lat. cut. labeled at right.
The suprascapular, axillary, and radial nerves. (Inferior lateral cutaneous nerve of the arm not labeled, but cutaneous innervation would occur on the surface near the word 'radial' at upper left.)
Fromradial nerve
Latinnervus cutaneus brachii lateralis inferior
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

See also


  1. Sun, Li; Park, Brian K; Gupta, Salil; Capo, John T; Yoon, Richard S; Liporace, Frank A (2015). "Anatomic variant of the inferior lateral cutaneous branch of the radial nerve during the posterior approach to the humerus: a case report". Patient Safety in Surgery. 9 (16). doi:10.1186/s13037-015-0063-8. PMC 4429343.

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