Intercostal nerve block

Intercostal nerve block
ICD-9-CM 04.81
MeSH D009407

Intercostal nerve block (abbreviated ICNB) is a nerve block which temporarily or permanently interrupts the flow of signals along an intercostal nerve, usually performed to relieve pain.

An intercostal nerve and its branches
Intercostal nerves with the superficial muscles removed

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