Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
by Yapa Wijeratne
Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
3
1. Outer border of 1st rib
2. Clavicle -the posterior surface
3. Upper border of the scapula
4
1. Pectoralis major
2. Pectoralis minor
3. Subclavius muscles
4. Clavipectoral fascia
1
1. Upper part of serratus anterior
Lower limit of the axilla = level of 4th rib
1
1. Intertubercular sulcus of the humerus
3
1. Subscapularis (associated with the costal
surface of the scapula);
2. Latissimus dorsi- the distal part
3. Teres major
 Axillary fascia and a dome of skin that spans
the distance between the inferior margins of
the walls
 Pierced by 4 structures
 2 inwards
1. Lymphatics from the infraclavicular nodes to the apical
nodes of the axilla.
2. C...
 2 outwards
1. Lateral pectoral nerve
2. Thoracoacromial artery,
or its branches
1. Pectoral
2. Acromial
3. Deltoid
4. Cl...
1. Axillary artery
2. Axillary vein
3. Brachial plexus
4. Lymphatics of the upper limb
5. Proximal parts of two muscles of...
Branches
1st part – 1
2nd part – 2
3rd part - 3
1
 Send - Superior thoracic artery
2
 The - Thoraco-acromial artery
 Lord to - Lateral thoracic artery
3
 Say - Subsca...
1. An anterior or pectoral group
2. A posterior or subscapular group
3. A lateral group
4. A central group
5. An apical gr...
The inferior margin of
the Subscapularis
The surgical neck
of the Humerus
The lateral
margin of the
long head of the
Trice...
 the medial margin of the long head of the triceps brachii muscle;
 the superior margin of the teres major muscle;
 the...
The shaft of the
humerus
The inferior
margin of the
teres major
muscle
The lateral
margin of the
long head of
the Triceps
...
Anatomy of Axilla
Anatomy of Axilla
Anatomy of Axilla
Anatomy of Axilla
Anatomy of Axilla
Anatomy of Axilla
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Anatomy of Axilla

22,208 views

Published on

Anatomy of Axilla. overview of axilla; boundaries,contents & relations

Published in: Health & Medicine, Technology

Anatomy of Axilla

  1. 1. by Yapa Wijeratne Faculty of Medicine University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka
  2. 2. 3 1. Outer border of 1st rib 2. Clavicle -the posterior surface 3. Upper border of the scapula
  3. 3. 4 1. Pectoralis major 2. Pectoralis minor 3. Subclavius muscles 4. Clavipectoral fascia
  4. 4. 1 1. Upper part of serratus anterior Lower limit of the axilla = level of 4th rib
  5. 5. 1 1. Intertubercular sulcus of the humerus
  6. 6. 3 1. Subscapularis (associated with the costal surface of the scapula); 2. Latissimus dorsi- the distal part 3. Teres major
  7. 7.  Axillary fascia and a dome of skin that spans the distance between the inferior margins of the walls
  8. 8.  Pierced by 4 structures  2 inwards 1. Lymphatics from the infraclavicular nodes to the apical nodes of the axilla. 2. Cephalic vein
  9. 9.  2 outwards 1. Lateral pectoral nerve 2. Thoracoacromial artery, or its branches 1. Pectoral 2. Acromial 3. Deltoid 4. Clavicular
  10. 10. 1. Axillary artery 2. Axillary vein 3. Brachial plexus 4. Lymphatics of the upper limb 5. Proximal parts of two muscles of the arm 1. Biceps brachii 2. Coracobrachialis 6. The axillary process of the breast 7. Collections of lymph nodes
  11. 11. Branches 1st part – 1 2nd part – 2 3rd part - 3
  12. 12. 1  Send - Superior thoracic artery 2  The - Thoraco-acromial artery  Lord to - Lateral thoracic artery 3  Say - Subscapular artery  A - Anterior circumflex humeral artery  Prayer - Posterior circumflex humeral artery
  13. 13. 1. An anterior or pectoral group 2. A posterior or subscapular group 3. A lateral group 4. A central group 5. An apical group
  14. 14. The inferior margin of the Subscapularis The surgical neck of the Humerus The lateral margin of the long head of the Triceps brachii The superior margin of the Teres major Passing through the quadrangular space are 1. Axillary nerve 2. Posterior circumflex humeral artery and vein.
  15. 15.  the medial margin of the long head of the triceps brachii muscle;  the superior margin of the teres major muscle;  the inferior margin of the subscapularis muscle  Passing through the triangular space are 1. circumflex scapular artery and vein
  16. 16. The shaft of the humerus The inferior margin of the teres major muscle The lateral margin of the long head of the Triceps brachii Passing through the Triangular interval are 1. radial nerve

×