cervical plexus

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Noun1.cervical plexus - a nerve plexus lying beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscle
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
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Subsequently, we tried to find nerve branch from the cervical plexus traveling to the subclavius (Fig.
Cervical plexus block, either superficial or deep or combinations given bilaterally, could easily lead to adequate block appropriate for thyroid surgery without any significant side effects [5, 6].
The cutaneous innervation of the shoulder is supplied by the superficial cervical plexus (C1-C4).
Some studies have also documented innervation of the upper trapezius directly from the cervical plexus [2].
All the fibers forming the different cardiac plexus present shunts with cranial nerves via cervical plexus and brachial plexus [14].
The majority of aetiologies involve compression of the cervical plexus. Thyroid carcinoma accounts for 21% of cases [12].
Under ultrasound guidance, combined deep and superficial cervical plexus blocks were performed with ropivacaine.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of ultrasound-guided deep cervical plexus block for patients with CeH in comparison with fluoroscopy-guided block through a prospective, randomized, single-blind clinical trial.
The interscalene approach to the brachial plexus is best suited to surgery of the shoulder or upper arm surgery where a block of the lower cervical plexus is also desirable.
We conducted a study to evaluate the hypothesis that the preservation of cervical root branches of the cervical plexus is associated with greater shoulder mobility, less loss of face and neck sensation, and better quality of life (QoL) following functional neck dissection in which the spinal accessory nerve is spared.
We consider that her left Claude Bernard Horner syndrome is secondary to the upper thoracic interventions with the injury of cervical plexus.