Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of diaphragm

Left phrenic view, phrenic lymphatic plexus, esophageal hiatus and phrenicoesophageal membrane viewed from above

Image #130-2

KEYWORDS: Diaphragm, Lymphatics, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system.

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Dissection of diaphragm
Left phrenic view, phrenic lymphatic plexus, esophageal hiatus and phrenicoesophageal membrane viewed from above
1 . Phrenicoesophageal membrane
2 . Lymph vessel (vessel indicated by right pointer penetrates central tendon)
3 . Central tendon of diaphragm
4 . Sternal part of diaphragm
5 . Xiphoid process (cut off)
6 . Diaphragmatic pleura (remnant)
7 . Esophageal hiatus diaphragm (pointer indicates left margin)
8 . Pericardium
9 . Phrenic nerve left (cut off)
10 . Musculophrenic artery
11 . Costal cartilage VI
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