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Axillary artery branches (mnemonic)

Useful mnemonics to remember the branches of the axillary artery are:

  • S AL SAP
  • Screw the lawyer, save a patient!



The gap between the 'S' and the 'AL' to emphasize that 'S' is 1st part and 'AL' are 2nd part

Screw the lawyer, save a patient!

Article information

rID: 44374
System: Vascular
Section: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Screw the lawyer, save a patient! (mnemonic)
  • S AL SAP (mnemonic)

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: diagram
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  • Figure 2: axillary anatomy (Gray's illustration)
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