Acupuncture points of the brachial plexus.

H. C. Dung

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This publication is the third of a total of six papers intended to name acupuncture points following the anatomic nomenclatures. In the first publication, acupuncture points in the head are named using terminal branches of the trigeminal nerve and the muscles of facial expression. In the second publication, acupuncture points in the neck are named using the cutaneous nerves of the cervical plexus and neuromuscular attachments formed by the spinal accessory nerve on the trapezius muscle. In this third publication, acupuncture points existing on the upper limbs are described following the terminal branches of the brachial plexus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-64
Number of pages16
JournalAmerican Journal of Chinese Medicine
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine


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