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AXILLA-CONTENTS

Anatomy-Upper Limb

AXILLA-CONTENTS

1. Axillary artery - first & second parts travel in the axilla.

2. Axillary vein - lies medial to the artery and brachial plexus throughout.

3. Brachial plexus - cords embrace the 2nd (posterior) part of the axillary artery in a manner indicated by their names (lateral, medial, posterior).

4. Tendons of the BICEPS BRACHII, CORACOBRACHIALIS & PECTORALIS MINOR pass through.

5. Axillary lymph nodes - receive lymph from UL & pectoral region.



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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.
3. Image: Tenderness.co. (2018). Axillary Artery. [online] Available at: http://tenderness.co/axillary-artery/ [Accessed 16 Nov. 2018].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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