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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of mediastinum and paravertebral structures

Superior mediastinum.

Image #127-2

KEYWORDS: Mediastinum, Vasculature.

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Dissection of mediastinum and paravertebral structures
Superior mediastinum.
The right subclavian and internal jugular veins have been removed. The left brachiocephalic vein has been resected.
1 . Sternocleidomastoid muscle
2 . Common carotid artery and vagus nerve
3 . Posterior cervical triangle
4 . Trapezius muscle
5 . Upper pointer: Superficial cervical artery Lower pointer: Brachial plexus (pointer on superior trunk)
6 . Upper pointer: Right phrenic nerve Lower pointer: Anterior scalene muscle
7 . Clavicle and subclavius muscle (cut across)
8 . Upper pointer: Transverse colli artery Lower pointer: Suprascapular artery
9 . Medial cord brachial plexus
10 . Axillary artery
11 . Axillary vein (cut off)
12 . Upper pointer: Cupula pleurae Lower pointer: Right brachiocephalic vein (cut oft)
13 . Pectoralis minor muscle
14 . Axilla
15 . Internal thoracic artery and vein
16 . Rib II
17 . Left vertebral artery
18 . Ansa subclavia
19 . Trachea
20 . Upper pointer: Right vertebral artery Lower pointer: Right subclavian artery
21 . Left common carotid artery
22 . Middle cervical cardiac nerve
23 . Brachiocephalic trunk
24 . Anterior mediastinal lymph nodes
25 . Left phrenic nerve
26 . Superior cardiac branch vagus nerve
27 . Left brachiocephalic vein (cut off)
28 . Left mediastinal pleura
29 . Ascending aorta
30 . Right costal pleura