Views of segmental bronchi, azygos system of veins, sympathetic trunks and costovertebral joints

Azygos veins, intercostal vessels and sympathetic trunks in relation to vertebral column

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Views of segmental bronchi, azygos system of veins, sympathetic trunks and costovertebral joints
Azygos veins, intercostal vessels and sympathetic trunks in relation to vertebral column
In this specimen the thoracic viscera have been removed and the azygos system of veins has been dissected to show the relations of its parts to the intercostal arteries and nerves, the sympathetic trunks, and the vertebral column and ribs.
1 . Manubrium sterni (cut across)
2 . Brachiocephalic veins
3 . Aortic arch
4 . Superior vena cava
5 . Upper pointer: Trachea Lower pointer: Esophagus
6 . Azygos vein
7 . Costal pleura
8 . Posterior intercostal arteries
9 . Major splanchnic nerve
10 . Diaphragm
11 . Rib I
12 . Axillary vein
13 . Left subclavian artery
14 . Left superior intercostal vein
15 . Accessory hemiazygos vein
16 . Sympathetic trunk
17 . Hemiazygos vein
18 . Upper pointer: Anterior longitudinal ligament Lower pointer: Intervertebral disc Th. X-XI
19 . Intercostal nerve XI
20 . Rib XII
* . [Legend above restored translation from Latin]