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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Some Variations in Termination of the Thoracic Duct and the Cisterna Chyli.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System

Some Variations in Termination of the Thoracic Duct and the Cisterna Chyli.

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Image of some variations in termination of the thoracic duct and the cisterna chyli

Variable terminations at the venous angle (junction of the internal jugular with the left subclavian vein). Some variable forms of the cysterna chyli (1) and thoracic duct (2).

redrawn from various sources, including Anson, 1950.

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