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Anatomy of the breast

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EMBRYOLOGY INCLUDED BRIEFLY …

EMBRYOLOGY INCLUDED BRIEFLY
SURGERY CLUB OF MAKCHS MINI GROUND ROUND

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  • 1. ANATOMY OF THE BREAST ORIBA DAN LANGOYA, MBchB Makerere University School of Medicine Surgery Club Mini ward Round
  • 2. INTRODUCTION Embryology  Epithelial/mesangial- glandular tissues of breast 4th to 6th weeks  Develops from milk streak  thoracic mammary bud appears at approx. 49day. Rest involutes  Dermally derived  Lies cushioned in fat Between layers of superficial pectoral fascia
  • 3. Anatomy  Breasts form a 2ND ary sexual feature of females.  Breast lies upon the deep pectoral fascia, anterior, and inferiorly, external oblique and its aponeurosis as the latter forms the anterior wall of the sheath of rectus abdominis
  • 4. Cross section
  • 5. Blood Supply  Arteries  Internal thoracic artery  Intercostal arteries  The axillary artery  Lymph Drainage  Lateral quad drain into ant axillary or pect  Some vessels comm with lymph vessels of the opp breast & with those of the anterior abdominal wall  The med quad drain into internal thoracic group
  • 6. Lymphatic Drainage
  • 7. THE END!!! Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement. - Ernest Dimnet