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what forms the medial wall of the axilla? The lateral wall? The anterior wall? Posterior?
thorax; intertubercular groove of humerus; anterior axillary fold by pec major; posterior fold by lat dorsi/teres major
which artery and nerves pass through the axilla? Which vein?
axillary artery and brachial plexus; axillary vein
what is the name for the sheath which contains the axillary artery and vein and the brachial plexus?
axillary sheath
where would one inject local anesthetic to numb the brachial plexus?
axillary sheath
the axilla contains lymphatics from which 3 regions?
upper extremity, breast, and upper abdominal wall
is the axillary artery posterior or superior to the axillary vein?
posterior
the axillary artery is surrounded by which part of the brachial plexus?
cords
which landmark changes the name of the subclavian artery to the axillary artery?
the lateral border of the first rib
which landmark changes the name of the axillary artery to the brachial artery?
the inferior border of teres major
does the axillary artery pass inferior or superior to the coracoid process? The pectoralis minor?
inferior; posterior
where is the 1st part of the axillary artery located in relationship to the pec minor?
superior
where is the 2nd part of the axillary artey located in relationship to the pec minor?
posterior
where is the 3rd part of the axillary artery located in relationship to the pec minor?
inferior
what is the name for the branch at the 1st part of the axillary artery?
superior thoracic
what is the name for the 2 branches at the 2nd part of the axillary artery?
thoracoacromial and lateral thoracic
what are the names for the 3 branches at the end of the axillary artery?
subscapular, anterior and posterior circumflex humeral
the axillary vein is formed by the astomosis of which two veins?
brachial and basilic
where does the axillary vein start? End? To what does its name change at the end?
inferior of teres major; lateral border of 1st rib; subclavian vein
which vein does the axillary vein receive just before becoming the subclavian vein?
cephalic vein
None
what are the names of the two branches of the subscapular artery?
circumflex scapular artery and thoracodorsal artery
what are the names of the 5 branches of the brachial plexus, from superior to inferior?
musculocutaneous, axillary, radial, medial, ulnar
None
what are the names of the 2 branches off the roots of the brachial plexus?
dorsal scapular and long thoracic
what are the names of the 2 branches off the trunks of the brachial plexus?
suprascapular and nerve to the subclavius
from which spinal cord level does axillary nerve rise?
C5-6
what are the names of the branches off the medial cord of the brachial plexus?
medial pectoral, medial brachial cutaneous, medial antebrachial cutaneous
what are the names of the branches off the posterior cord of the brachial plexus?
inferior subscapular, superior supscapular, thoracodorsal
what is the name for the branch which comes off the lateral cord of the brachial plexus?
lateral pectoral