Axilla

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jonas112
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Axilla
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2012-10-27 15:29:20
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Axilla
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  1. What are the borders of the axilla?
    • top: 1st rib/top of clavicle
    • lateral: humerus
    • medial: rib cage
    • bottom: skin and fascia between lat dorsi and pec major
    • anterior: pec major
    • posterior: scapula
  2. Contents of the axilla
    • 1. Brachial plexus
    • 2. axillary fat and fascia
    • 3. muscles
    • 4. axillary vessels and branches
    • 5. axillary lymph nodes
  3. Boundaries and contents of Muscular Quadrangular Space
    • Boundaries:
    • laterally: surgical neck of humerus
    • medially: triceps (long head)
    • superiorly: subscapularis
    • inferiorly: teres major

    • Contents:
    • axillary nerve
    • posterior humeral circumflex artery
  4. Borders and contents of triangular interval
    • borders:
    • superior: teres major
    • lateral: humerus
    • medial: long head of triceps

    • Contents:
    • Radial Nerve
    • Profunda Brachii Artery
  5. Name the 5 lymphatic groups in the axilla and describe where they are
    • Look at the study notes:
    • 1) humeral (or lateral) 


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