PT Master Guide

Anterior interosseous nerve

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In this article we will discuss about Anterior interrosseus nerve. So let’s get started.

Anterior interrosseus nerve

It is a branch of median nerve, it’s root value is C8-T1. It innervates deep muscles of anterior part of the forearm viz.

Flexor pollicis longus

Radial half of Flexor digitorum profundus

Pronator Quadratus

Injury to anterior interrosseus nerve leads to Anterior Interrosseus Nerve syndrome. Clinically it is often used as a donor branch to innervate paralysed muscle following ulnar nerve injury.