thoracic spinal nerves

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thor·a·cic spi·nal nerves

(thōr-as'ik spī'năl nĕrvz)
Twelve nerves on each side, mixed motor and sensory, supplying the muscles and skin of the thoracic and abdominal walls.
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The nerve supply to these muscles is derived from the lower thoracic nerves, via the lower intercostal, subcostal, iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves (2).
So herpes zoster often affects a strip of skin which follows the line of the thoracic nerves that run round the body parallel to the ribs.
These aberrant slips then ran between the ventral rami of the eighth cervical and first thoracic nerves, and were fused with the right scalenus medius muscle.