Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Thoracic duct; structures related to cupula of pleura, left anterolateral view

Image #76-3

KEYWORDS: Lymphatics, Vasculature.

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Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Thoracic duct; structures related to cupula of pleura, left anterolateral view
The internal jugular vein has been cut off and the left innominate vein retracted anteromedially.
1 . Cricoid cartilage
2 . Trachea
3 . Isthmus of thyroid gland (cut across)
4 . Inferior thyroid vein right
5 . Sternothyroid muscle
6 . Sternal extremity of clavicle (covered by joint capsule)
7 . Thymus
8 . Articular surface of manubrium of sternum for left clavicle
9 . Manubrium of sternum
10 . Common carotid artery
11 . Vagus nerve (X)
12 . Ascending cervical artery
13 . Phrenic nerve
14 . Superficial cervical artery
15 . Inferior cervical ganglion
16 . Vertebral vein
17 . Thyrocervical trunk
18 . Thoracic duct
19 . Subclavian artery
20 . Anterior scalene muscle
21 . Transverse scapular artery
22 . Cupula pleurae
23 . Internal thoracic (mammary) artery (note internal mammary nerve plexus)
24 . Anterior and posterior bronchomediastinal lymphatic trunks
25 . Left internal mammary lymphatic vessels
26 . Upper pointer: Anonymous vein left (retracted anteromedially) Lower pointer: Costoclavicular ligament
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