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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 20: Figure 1

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The deep arteries of the right shoulder.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The deep arteries of the right shoulder

a) Clavicle.
b) Acromion, scapulae.
c) Scapular spine.
d) Supraspinous fossa with m. supraspinus.
e) Infraspinous fossa.
f) Inferior angle of scapula.
g) Os Brachii (humerus).
h) Greater tubercle of the humerus.
i) m. Levator anguli scapuli.
k) m. Rhomboideus minor.
l) m. Rhomboideus major.
m) m. Infraspinatus.
n) m. Teres minor.
o) m. Teres major.
p) m. Deltoideus.
q) m. Trapezius.
r) m. Serratus anterior major.
s) m. Latissimus dorsi.
t) m. Triceps brachii, long head (s. anconeus longus).

  1. subclavian artery.
  2. superficial cervical artery.
  3. transverse colli artery.
  4. dorsal scapular artery (s. descending ramus of transverse colli artery).
  5. transverse scapular artery.
  6. acromial artery.
  7. transverse scapular artery, infraspinatus ramus.
  8. circumflex scapular artery.
  9. subscapular artery, ramus descendens (s. thoracodorsalis).
  10. posterior humeral circumflex artery.
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