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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 22: Figure 2

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes in the axilla.

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


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Lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes in the axilla

a) Axillary artery.
b) Axillary vein.
c) Brachial artery and vein.
d) Internal jugular vein.
e) Common carotid artery.
f) External jugular vein.
g) Trachea.
h) m. Pectoralis major.
i) m. Latissimus dorsi.

  1. thoracic duct.
  2. superficial and
  3. deep lymphatics of the arm, forearm and hand.
  4. brachial nodes.
  5. axillary nodes in the axillary lymphatic plexus.
  6. thoracic lymphatic vessels.
  7. jugular lymphatic vessels.
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