Dissection of anterolateral abdominal wall

Nerve supply to left rectus abdominis, close-up view of midportion of muscle

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Dissection of anterolateral abdominal wall
Nerve supply to left rectus abdominis, close-up view of midportion of muscle
1 . Superior epigastric artery
2 . Right rectus abdominis muscle
3 . Left rectus abdominis muscle (reflected medially)
4 . Tendinous inscriptions
5 . External oblique muscle
6 . Inferior epigastric artery
7 . Intercostal nerve VII (muscular branch)
8 . Rib VII
9 . Sheath of rectus abdominis muscle (posterior layer)
10 . Intercostal nerve VIII (muscular branch)
11 . Intercostal nerve IX (muscular branches)
12 . Line along which tendinous intersection was fused with posterior layer of rectus sheath
13 . Internal oblique muscle (cut across)
14 . Transversus abdominis muscle
15 . Intercostal nerve X (muscular branch)