THORACOACROMIAL ARTERY

 

ORIGIN:  Second part of axillary artery

COURSE/DISTRIBUTION: Upper part of anterior chest wall; clavicular, thoracic and acromial regions. It therefore supplies these areas in addition to the medial wall of axilla, anterior part of deltoid, to include clavicle and acromion.

BRANCHES: Thoracic, clavicular and acromial branches

 

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Layers 1- skin; 2- fasciae, including breast 3- superficial muscles, 4 pectoralis minor/clavipectoral fascia layer and axillary artery, 5- layer of brachial plexus and subscapularis, 6 layer of joints  7 layer of bones
Axillary artery and branches in layer 4 of pectoral dissector



 

 

 

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