Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Relations of inferior cervical ganglion, anterior view

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Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Relations of inferior cervical ganglion, anterior view
The left common carotid artery and left internal jugular vein have been resected.
1 . Thyroid cartilage
2 . Cricoid cartilage
3 . Vertebral artery
4 . Inferior laryngeal nerve
5 . Trachea
6 . Suprasternal space
7 . Vagus nerve (X)
8 . Middle cervical ganglion
9 . Anterior scalene muscle
10 . Upper pointer: Sympathetic trunk Lower pointer: Vertebral vein
11 . Ascending cervical artery
12 . Inferior cervical ganglion
13 . Phrenic nerve (displaced posterior to brachiocephalic vein)
14 . Thyrocervical trunk
15 . Thoracic duct
16 . Internal jugular vein (cut off)
17 . Deep cervical vein
18 . Common carotid artery
19 . Subclavian vein
20 . Brachiocephalic vein left
21 . Thymus