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Thoracic nerves

A--Intercostal nerves

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Intercostal nerves are the ventral rami corresponding to which spinal nerves? T1 - T11
The ventral ramus of T12 runs forward in abdominal wall below the 12th rib and is know as what? subcostal nerve
In addition to 1st intercostal nerve, the ventral ramus of T1 mainly contributes to what? brachial plexus
Intercostal nerves enter posterior end of intercostal space between what two structures? parietal plerua and internal intercostal membrane
In what order from superior to inferior do the intercostal arteries, veins and nerves occur? VAN vein artery nerve
This section of intercostal nerves contribute only to the thoracic wall. upper 6 intercostal nerves
The lower 5 intercostal nerves, in additon to the thoracic wall, also contribute to supply what area? anterior abdominal wall
Connects intercostal nerve with thoracic part of sympathetic trunk. communicating rami (white and gray)
Runs parallel and inferior to intercostal nerve, along lower border of intercostal space. collateral branch
Becomes superficial and divides into anterior and posterior branches, supplies skin on lateral aspect of throax and abdomen. lateral cutaneous branch
List 5 muscles supplied by intercostal nerves. intercostal, subcostal, tranversus thoracis, and serratus posterior superior and inferior muscles
The skin and parietal pleura of thoracic wall are supplied by what nerve(s)? intercostal nerves
The 7th - 11th intercostal nerves supply what additonal area not in the thoracic cavity? skin, parietal peritoneum of abdomen and anterior abdominal muscles
Between which muscle groups do the intercostal vein, artery and nerve run? Internal Intercostal and Intermost Intercostal
Created by: justice2