Muscles of the Chest

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Muscles of the Chest
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2010-08-22 18:36:25
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Chest muscles
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muscles, nerves, arteries of the chest
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  1. How many ribs?
    12
  2. Parts of the sternum
    • Manubrium
    • Body of sternum
    • Xiphoid process
  3. Clavicle
    • Proximal attachment: sternoclavicular jt (with sternum)
    • Distal: acrimoclavicular jt (with acrimion)
    • Funct: acts as a strut
  4. Pectoralis major
    • Proximal: sternocostal and clavicular portions
    • Distal: Crest of the greater tubercle of the humerus
    • N. lateral and medial pectoral n.
  5. Pectoralis minor
    • Proximal: coracoid process
    • Distal: 3-5 ribs
    • Funct: pulls coracoid process, used in breathing
    • N: medial pectoralis n.
  6. Subclavius m.
    • Proximal: 1st rib
    • Distal: Interior surface of clavicle
    • Funct: cushions arteries and nerves in event of fractured clavicle
    • N.: C5 ramus of brachial plexus
  7. Serratus anterior m.
    • Proximal: 1st 8 ribs
    • Distal: medial, inferior border of scapula
    • Funct: holds scapula against thoracic wall
    • N.: Long thoracic n. of c5, c6, c7
  8. Identify these arteries
    • 1. Subclavian a.
    • 2. Superior thoracic a.
    • 3. thoroacromial a.
    • 4. Medial pectoral br. (?)
    • 5. lateral thoracic a.
    • 6. Deltoid br.
    • 7. Lateral pectoral br. (?)
    • 8. Acromial br.
    • 9. Clavicular br.

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