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Flashcards in Axilla Deck (10):
1

Lateral border of axilla

Intertubercular groove of humerus

2

Medial border of axilla

Serratus anterior and thoracic wall

3

Anterior border of axilla

Pectoralis major,
Pectoralis minor,
Subclavius

4

Posterior border of axilla

Subscapularis,
Teres major,
Latissimus dorsi

5

Apex of axilla

Lateral border of first rib,
superior border of scapula,
posterior border of clavicle

6

Contents of axilla

Axillary artery,
Axillary vein,
Brachial plexus,
Tendon of biceps brachii,
Tendon of coracobrachialis,
Axillary lymph nodes

7

Routes by which structures leave the axilla

Immediately inferiorly and laterally,
Quadrangular space (posterior wall),
Clavipectoral triangle (anterior wall)

8

What leaves axilla via quadrangular space

Axillary nerve,
Posterior circumflex humeral artery

9

What leaves axilla via clavipectoral triangle

Cephalic vein,
Medial and lateral pectoral nerves

10

Where is the axilla

Underneath glenohumeral joint
Between thorax and upper limb

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