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SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY-PARTS & BRANCHES

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SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY-PARTS & BRANCHES

FIRST PART-MEDIAL TO SCLAENUS ANTERIOR (SA)
1. Relations - lies anterior to cervical pleura, lung apex, sympathetic trunk.
2. Branches - vertebral a., internal thoracic a., thyrocervical trunk.

SECOND PART-BEHIND SCALENUS ANTERIOR
3. Relations - behind SA.
4. Branch - costocervical trunk.

THIRD PART-LATERAL TO SCALENUS ANTERIOR
5. Relations - lies on 1st rib, anterior to inferior trunk of brachial plexus.
6. Branch - dorsal scapular a.


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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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