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MUSCLES-OF THORACIC WALL

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MUSCLES-OF THORACIC WALL

1. Outer layer - external intercostals, corresponding to abdominal external oblique.

2. Middle layer - middle intercostals, corresponding to abdominal internal oblique.

3. Neurovascular plain - lying b/w the middle and inner layers, continues with that of the abdominal wall.

4. Inner layer - subcostals, innermost intercostals, transversus thoracis (the transversus thoracis group). Corresponding to the transversus abdominis.


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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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