thoracic nerve

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Noun1.thoracic nerve - any of twelve pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the thoracic region of the spinal cordthoracic nerve - any of twelve pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the thoracic region of the spinal cord
nervus spinalis, spinal nerve - any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal)
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The brachial plexus is a nerve network formed by the ventral ramus of the lower four cervical nerves and first thoracic nerve (C5, C6, C7, C8, and T1).
Serratus muscle stimulation effectively treats notalgia paresthetica caused by long thoracic nerve dysfunction: a case series.
Neurogenic tumors located in the posterior mediastinum are paravertebral masses that often originate from the thoracic nerve roots, sympathetic truncus, or intercostal nerves.
MPN, medial pectoral nerve; LPN, lateral pectoral nerve; MBCN, medial brachial cutaneous nerve; ICBN, intercostobrachial nerve; LTN, long thoracic nerve.
In another 30.4%, it still arose from the usual position but shared a common branching trunk with the long thoracic nerve. The other reported variations included C4 in 28.4% and C4 and C5 in 23.1%.
An anatomical study of the role of the long thoracic nerve and the related scapular bursae in the pathogenesis of local paralysis of the serratus anterior muscle.
The former Cambridge Dive Team member had suffered an elbow injury in the build-up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow before sustaining a separate injury to the long thoracic nerve, which affected his shoulder.
More specific symptoms such as scapular winging (due to long thoracic nerve injury), diaphragmatic dysfunction (involvement of the phrenic nerve C3-C5), or Horner's syndrome (postganglionic C8-T1 involvement) can also be presenting complaints.