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RESULTS: We observed the following variations in the number of intercostobrachial nerves in 11 cases out of 40 adult embalmed cadavers during routine dissection in the dissection hall in the department of anatomy, Alluri sitaramaraju academy of medical sciences, Eluru, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh.
In 2 cadavers, it is observed that the lateral cutaneous branch of 2nd and 3rd intercostal nerves (1st and 2nd intercostobrachial nerves) were seen originating as two branches (upper and lower) and piercing the second and third intercostal spaces anterior to midaxillary plane.
We observed that the undivided lateral cutaneous branch of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th intercostal nerves (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th intercostobrachial nerves) were seen originating as single trunks and piercing the first, second, third and fourth intercostal spaces anterior to midaxillary plane.