Dissection of breast and anterolateral thoracic wall

Right breast dissected in situ

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Dissection of breast and anterolateral thoracic wall
Right breast dissected in situ
1 . Axillary fascia
2 . Lateral thoracic artery and vein
3 . Latissimus dorsi muscle
4 . Thoracoepigastric vein
5 . Nipple (mammary papilla)
6 . Areola
7 . Superficial fascia
8 . Lateral cutaneous branch intercostal nerve VI
9 . Serratus anterior muscle
10 . Pectoralis major muscle
11 . Mammary branch internal thoracic artery
12 . Anterior cutaneous branch intercostal nerve II
13 . Body of sternum
14 . Mammary body
15 . Cutaneous ligaments (this and other suspensory bands of the breast were divided in removing the skin)
16 . Sheath of rectus abdominis muscle