Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of mediastinum and paravertebral structures

Relations of tracheobronchial tree, aorta and esophagus, anterior view

Image #129-1

KEYWORDS: Esophagus, Lung, Mediastinum, Vasculature.

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Dissection of mediastinum and paravertebral structures
Relations of tracheobronchial tree, aorta and esophagus, anterior view
1 . Larynx
2 . Trachea
3 . Vagus nerve right
4 . Aortic arch
5 . Bronchus of upper right lobe
6 . Inferior tracheobronchial lymph nodes
7 . Bronchus of middle right lobe
8 . Right inferior lobe bronchus
9 . Esophagus
10 . Posterior mediastinal lymph node
11 . Vertebral column (covered by pleura)
12 . Inferior vena cava
13 . Diaphragm
14 . Vocal fold
15 . Esophagus (cut across near pharyngeal junction)
16 . Posterior scalene muscle
17 . Stellate ganglion
18 . Thoracic duct (cut off)
19 . Left subclavian artery
20 . Vagus nerve left
21 . Main bronchi
22 . Recurrent laryngeal nerve
23 . Left upper lobe bronchus
24 . Left lower lobe bronchus
25 . Thoracic aorta
26 . Phrenicoesophageal membrane
27 . Pericardium (remnant)
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