Notes on Neurovascular Bundle

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Ventral rami:

Ventral rami of thoracic spinal nerves track along underside of each rib, in the costal groove, between internal and innermost muscle layers.

Intercostal Arteries:

Intercostal arteries are a fusion of anterior and posterior intercostal vessels.

Posterior Intercostal Arteries:

Posterior intercostal arteries come directly from thoracic aorta.

Anterior Intercostal Arteries:

Anterior intercostal arteries commence at the sternum as branches of internal thoracic artery, itself ultimately a branch of the aorta.

Internal Thoracic Artery:

Internal thoracic artery splits at the costal margin into a branch that continues to track the ribcage margin inferiorly (musculophrenic artery) and a branch that follows more directly onto the abdominal wall (superficial epigastric artery).

Finally, the internal surface of the thoracic wall is lined by a specialization of the deep fascia called endothoracic fascia.

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1. Osteology of Pectoral Region
2. Glandular Structure of the Mammary Gland
3. Development of the Breast
4. Fluid Circulation in the Breast
5. Muscles of the Pectoral Region
6. Intercostal Connective Tissue
7. Notes on Neurovascular Bundle

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