Pleural membranes, their reflections and recesses and the mediastinum

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Pleural membranes, their reflections and recesses and the mediastinum
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Vet Med - Module 9
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  1. The ... fascia lines the inner wall of the thoracic cavity?
    Endothoracic
  2. Which layer of pleura covers the medial surface of the endothoracic fascia?
    Parietal pleura
  3. Where does the mediastinum extend to?
    From the thoracic inlet to the diaphragm
  4. What are the three areas of the mediastinum?
    Cranial, middle and caudal mediastinum
  5. What structures are found in the cranial mediastinum?
    Oesophagus, trachea, thoracic duct, aorta, cranial vena cava, thymus
  6. Where is the thymus located in the cranial mediastinum?
    In the ventral part of the cranial mediastinum
  7. What structures are found in the middle mediastinum?
    The heart, azygous vein, thoracic duct, aorta, oesophagus, pulmonary trunk
  8. What structures are found within the caudal mediastinum?
    The thoracic duct, aorta, oesophagus, azygous vein
  9. What is the name of the reflection of parietal pleura that contains the caudal vena cava?
    The plica vena cava
  10. Which lobe of the right lung sits in the mediastinal recess formed by the plica vena cava?
    The accessory lobe
  11. The area where the costal and mediastinal parietal pleura meet ventrally is known as the ... recess?
    costomediastinal recess
  12. Which border of the lung moves in and out of the costomediastinal recess?
    The ventral border of the lung
  13. The area where the costal and diaphragmatic pleura meet ventrally is known as the ... recess?
    costodiaphragmatic
  14. Which border of the lung moves in and out of the costodiaphragmatic recess?
    The basal border of the lung
  15. What is the name of the pouch of pleura that projects beyond the first rib?
    The cupula
  16. Which border of the lung moves in and out of the cupula?
    The cranial border of the lung
  17. What attaches the caudal lobe of the lung to the diaphragm?
    The pulmonary ligament

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