Pectoral region and axilla

Branches of left thoracoacromial artery, close-up view

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Pectoral region and axilla
Branches of left thoracoacromial artery, close-up view
1 . Clavicle (covered by periosteum)
2 . Upper pointer: Subclavius muscle Lower pointer: Coracoclavicular fascia
3 . Clavicular part pectoralis major muscle (cut off)
4 . Tendon of origin of subclavius muscle
5 . Left pointer: Subclavian trunk (one of several subclavian lymphatic trunks) Right pointer: Axillary lymph node (of subclavian group)
6 . Upper pointer: Clavicular branch of thoracoacromial artery Lower pointer: Thoracoacromial vein (cut off)
7 . Branches of lateral anterior thoracic nerve
8 . Pectoralis minor muscle
9 . External intercostal muscle
10 . Lymph node in deltopectoral triangle
11 . Deltoid muscle
12 . Articular branch of anterior thoracic nerve to acromioclavicular and shoulder joints
13 . Acromial branch thoracoacromial artery
14 . Anterior lateral thoracic nerve
15 . Cephalic vein
16 . Branch to deltoid of thoracoacromial artery
17 . Axillary connective tissue
18 . Pectoral branch of thoracoacromial artery
19 . Pectoralis major muscle (reflected laterally)