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Internal Intercostal Muscles

Summary Information: Internal Intercostal Muscles

Internal Intercostal Muscles: The internal intercostal muscles are one group of the intercostal muscles. The internal intercostal muscles are located between the ribs. Each individual muscle originates on the inferior border of the rib above its specific location and inserts on the superior border of the rib below its location. The internal intercostal muscles help to form the chest and move the ribs downward, decreasing the thoracic cavity space, during the act of expiration. The internal intercostal muscles are innervated by the intercostal nerves.

Conditions that can afflict the internal intercostal muscles include costochondritis, pleurisy, myalga, repetitive strain injury, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Internal Intercostal Muscles

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Internal Intercostal Muscles

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Other Names: Internal Intercostal Muscles

The following are other names for the organ: Internal Intercostal Muscles:

  • Internal intercostals

Sub Parts: Internal Intercostal Muscles

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Internal Intercostal Muscles

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