P-DAT 6 Axilla And Brachial Plexus

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P-DAT 6 Axilla And Brachial Plexus

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Damage to the tagged structure will result in numbness and loss of sensation to the skin on the__________.
    • A. 

      Lateral forearm

    • B. 

      Medial arm

    • C. 

      Medial forearm

    • D. 

      Lateral arm

    • E. 

      Posterior arm

  • 2. 
     The tagged structure is associated with referred pain during a heart attack.  Identify the tagged structure:
    • A. 

      Long thoracic nerve

    • B. 

      Thoracodorsal nerve

    • C. 

      Intercostobrachial nerve

    • D. 

      Medial cutaneous nerve of the arm

    • E. 

      Third intercostal nerve

  • 3. 
     Damage to the tagged structure will result in a sensory deficit  of which of the following spinal nerve roots?
    • A. 

      C5 – C6

    • B. 

      C5 – C7

    • C. 

      C6 – C8

    • D. 

      C4 – C6

    • E. 

      C7 –T1

  • 4. 
     The tagged artery forms an anastomosis with which other artery?
    • A. 

      Lateral thoracic

    • B. 

      Superior thoracic

    • C. 

      Circumflex scapular

    • D. 

      Deep artery of the arm

    • E. 

      Dorsal scapular

  • 5. 
     A 20-year-old male was shot at close range during a robbery attempt. The bullet penetrated his axillary region, damaging the two tagged structures. The patient will have difficulty performing which of the following actions?
    • A. 

      Medially rotating and flexing the arm

    • B. 

      Laterally rotating and abducting the arm

    • C. 

      Retracting and inferiorly rotating the scapula

    • D. 

      Medially rotating and adducting the arm

    • E. 

      Supinating and flexing the forearm

  • 6. 
     An artery runs along the lateral edge of the tagged structure.  Which of the following statements best characterizes that artery?
    • A. 

      It supplies the latissimus dorsi muscle

    • B. 

      It supplies the teres major muscle

    • C. 

      It anastomoses with the superior thoracic artery

    • D. 

      It gives off the circumflex scapular artery

    • E. 

      It supplies the serratus anterior muscle

  • 7. 
     Which of the following structures is NOT in close contact with the tagged structure? (Use Q6 Tag)
    • A. 

      Lateral cord of brachial plexus

    • B. 

      Axillary artery

    • C. 

      Posterior cord of brachial plexus

    • D. 

      Medial pectoral nerve

    • E. 

      Medial cord of brachial plexus

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