Intercostal nerve block

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Intercostal nerve block
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Intercostal nerves with the superficial muscles removed
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.[1]

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An intercostal nerve and its branches

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  1. ^ Rathmell, James P. (2012). Atlas of Image-Guided Intervention in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 196. ISBN 9781451154429. Retrieved 15 September 2018.


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