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Cervical root syndrome

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Root injuryDermatome painMuscle suppliedMovement weaknessReflex involved
C5Lower lateral aspect upper armDeltoid and bicepsShoulder abduction, elbow flexionBiceps
C6Lateral aspect of forearmExtensor carpi radialis longus and brevisWrist extensorsBrachioradialis 
C7Middle fingerTriceps and flexor carpi radialisExtension of elbow, flexion of wristTriceps 
C8Medial aspect of forearm Flexor digitorum superficialis and profundusFinger flexionNone 
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