Modality: Diagram

- “ Anatomy of the axilla, brachial plexus and axillary artery. Original diagram from Gray's anatomy, now out of copyright. Diagram of the basilar ar...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Brachial plexus - “ The brachial plexus is a complex neural network formed by lower cervical and upper thoracic ventral nerve roots which supplies motor and sensory i...”
  • Axillary artery - “ The axillary artery represents the continuation of the subclavian artery and is a major artery of the upper limb. Summary origin: continuation o...”
  • Axillary artery branches (mnemonic) - “ Useful mnemonics to remember the branches of the axillary artery are: S AL SAP Screw the lawyer, save a patient! Mnemonics S AL SAP S: superi...”
  • Thoracoacromial artery - “ The thoracoacromial artery is a vessel arising from the axillary artery at the axilla. Summary origin: first branch of the second part of the ax...”
  • Lateral thoracic artery - “ The lateral thoracic artery is a branch of the second part of the axillary artery.  Gross anatomy Origin and course The lateral thoracic artery...”
  • Subscapular artery - “ The subscapular artery is the largest branch of the axillary artery. Gross anatomy The subscapular artery originates from the medial surface of ...”
  • Anterior humeral circumflex artery - “ The anterior humeral circumflex artery is a vessel arising from the axillary artery at the proximal part of the arm. It is smaller in size relativ...”
  • Posterior humeral circumflex artery - “ The posterior humeral circumflex artery is a vessel arising from the axillary artery at the proximal part of the arm. Summary origin: branch of ...”
  • Thoracoacromial artery (mnemonic) - “ A useful mnemonic to remember the branches of the thoracoacromial artery is: PACkeD Mnemonics PACkeD P: pectoral A: acromial C: clavicular ...”
  • Superior thoracic artery - “ The superior thoracic artery is the only branch of the first part of the axillary artery.  It is only a small and highly variable artery. Gross a...”

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