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LIGAMENTUM ARTERIOSUM

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LIGAMENTUM ARTERIOSUM

1. This is the shriveled fibrous remnant of the fetal ductus arteriosus.

2. Arises from the commencement of the left PA, inserts into the concavity of the aortic arch beyond the commencement of the left SCA.

3. The left recurrent laryngeal nerve hooks around it.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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