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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 19: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The vertebral column seen on the right side, with the azygos vein, aorta, and the vena cava.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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The vertebral column seen on the right side

a) First rib (s. costa I).
b) Last rib (s. costa XII).
c) First lumbar vertebra.
d) Superior vena cava.
e) Inferior vena cava.
f) Thoracic aorta.
g) Aortic arch.

  1. azygos vein.
  2. junction of azygos vein with superior vena cava.
  3. lumbar arteries and veins.
  4. intercostals arteries and veins.

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