The long thoracic nerve innervates which muscle?

1 Answer
Feb 11, 2018


Serratus anterior


Origin: Long thoracic nerve originates from posterior aspect of anterior rami or C5, C6 and C7

Course: Passes through cervicoaxillary canal, descending posterior to C8 and T1 roots of plexus; runs inferiorly on the superficial surface of the serratus anterior

Source: Moore Clinically oriented anatomy