Intercostal neuralgia is a rare condition that causes pain in a nerve pathway that is associated with the intercostal nerves coming from the spinal cord.
Intercostal nerves are located between ribs, and can be damaged or inflamed due to several conditions and diseases, causing intercostal neuralgia. The pain may become intense from exertion or sudden movements of the upper chest.
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