Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of mediastinum and paravertebral structures

Right first and second intercostal spaces; stellate ganglion; costocervical trunk

Image #128-5

KEYWORDS: Peripheral nervous system.

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Dissection of mediastinum and paravertebral structures
Right first and second intercostal spaces; stellate ganglion; costocervical trunk
The view is from below and in front.
1 . Sternocleidomastoid muscle (cut off)
2 . Ascending cervical artery
3 . Transverse colli artery
4 . Anterior scalene muscle (cut off note remnant of insertion of this muscle on first rib slightly lower in view)
5 . Branches of costocervical trunk (upper pointer, deep cervical artery; lower pointer, supreme intercostal artery)
6 . Inferior trunk brachial plexus
7 . Rib I (cut off)
8 . Thoracic nerve
9 . Rami intercostal nerve I
10 . Sympathetic trunk
11 . Ramus communicans
12 . Rib II
13 . Intercostal nerve II
14 . Innermost intercostal muscle
15 . Common carotid artery
16 . Middle cervical ganglion
17 . Vagus nerve right
18 . Thyrocervical trunk
19 . Vertebral artery
20 . Trachea
21 . Upper pointer: Internal thoracic artery (cut off) Lower pointer: Ansa subclavia
22 . Stellate ganglion
23 . Posterior mediastinal lymph node
24 . Anterior longitudinal ligament
25 . Esophagus
26 . Thoracic cardiac nerve
27 . Branch posterior intercostal artery (to esophagus, trachea)
28 . Intercostal vein III
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