intercostal nerves

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in·ter·cos·tal nerves

[TA]
ventral primary rami of thoracic nerves [T1-T11].
Synonym(s): nervi intercostales [TA]

in·ter·cos·tal nerves

(in'tĕr-kos'tăl nĕrvz) [TA]
Ventral primary rami of the thoracic nerves.
Synonym(s): nervi intercostales [TA] .
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50) This nerve is the cutaneous branch of the second intercostal nerve and provides sensory innervation to the upper portion of the medial and posterior aspects of the arm.
INTRODUCTION: Normally the undivided lateral cutaneous branch of second intercostal nerve leaves the second intercostal space by piercing the lateral thoracic wall at midaxillary plane, passes along the base of axilla within the central group of axillary lymph nodes, reaches the upper and medial part of arm where it joins with medial cutaneous nerve of arm to form intercostobrachial nerve to supply the skin of upper and medial parts of arm.
LCB OF 2nd ICN (1st ICBN)-LATERAL CUTANEOUS BRANCH OF SECOND INTERCOSTAL NERVE (FIRST INTERCOSTOBRACHIAL NERVE).

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