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Each of the thoracic ventral rami connects to the adjacent sympathetic ganglion through the (grey,white, or both) rami communicans.

Both

1

The grey ramus communicans joins to the ventral rami of the thoracic spinal nerve (proximal/distal)to the exit of the white ramus communicant.

Proximal

2

Name the thoracic ventral rami which are distributed to the thoracic wall only.

T3-T6 ventral rami

3

Name the nerve, which pierce the chest wall in front of the serratus anterior to supply the axillaryskin. __________ of ___________

Lateral cutaneous branch of T1 ventral rami

4

Name the muscles, where intercostal nerves run between them. Outside: ______, Inside: _____

Outside: internal intercostals
Inside: subcostals and innermost intercostals

5

Name three structures, which intercostal nerves pierce to become the anterior cutaneous nerve ofthe thorax.

internal intercostal muscle, external intercostal membrane and pectoralis major.

6

Name the nerve, which supplies the abdominal skin in the upper part of the infrasternal angle.

anterior cutaneous n. T6 ventral ramus

7

Name six muscles, which are innervated by first to sixth thoracic ventral rami.

Serratus posterior superior, internal intercostals, external intercostals, innermost intercostals, subcostals, transversus thoracis.

8

Name two nerves, which might supply the upper digitations of the external oblique abdominalmuscle.

5th and 6th Anterior branches of the lateral cutaneous n.

9

Name the nerves, which supply the skin over the scapular and latissimus dorsi.

Posterior branch of lateral cutaneous nerve

10

Name the nerve which supplies the skin around the umbilicus.

T10 ventral ramus

11

Name three nerves, which innervate the serratus posterior inferior.

T9-11 ventral rami

12

Name the nerve, which passes behind the lateral arcuate ligament.

T12 ventral ramus/subcostal nerve.

13

Name the nerve, which supplies the pyramidalis.

T12 ventral ramus/subcostal nerve.

14

Name the nerve, which supplies the anterior gluteal skin up to the greater trochanter.

Lateral cutaneous branch of T12 ventral ramus.

15

Name the nerves, which might cause clicking rib syndrome by subluxation.

Intercostal nerves

16

Name the nerves, which might cause rectus abdominis syndrome.

Anterior cutaneous branch of an intercostal nerve.