Cubital fossa, contents of the cubital fossa

Cubital fossa

The cubital fossa (or antecubital fossa) lies anteriorly to the elbow. Anatomically it is an important triangular area on the anterior view of the human elbow; it is a triangular depression in between the arm and the forearm.

The major contents of the cubital fossa, from lateral to medial are:

M: median nerve

B: brachial artery

T: tendon of biceps

R: radial nerve

P: posterior interosseous branch of radial nerve

( Mnemoni – My Brother Throws Rad Parties)

Author: Dr. vivek saini

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