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Mediastinum: Left Lateral View Anatomy

Mediastinum: Left Lateral View Anatomy
Anterior scalene muscle and phrenic nerve, Brachial plexus, Left subclavian vein and artery, Subclavius muscle, Clavicle, Left brachiocephalic vein, Left internal thoracic artery, Thymus (seen through mediastinal pleura), Ligamentum arteriosum, Left pulmonary artery, Left phrenic nerve and pericardiacophrenic artery and vein*, Mediastinal part of parietal pleura (cut edge)

Fibrous pericardium *Nerve and vessels commonly run independently. Left pulmonary veins, Pulmonary ligament (cut), Fat pad, Esophagus and esophageal plexus (covered by mediastinal part of parietal pleura), Diaphragm central tendon and muscular part (covered by diaphragmatic part of parietal pleura), Costodiaphragmatic recess of pleural cavity, Costal part of parietal pleura (cut edge), 1st rib, Cervical parietal pleura and suprapleural membrane (Sibson’s fascia), Esophagus, Thoracic duct, Left vagus nerve (CN X), Left superior intercostal vein, Arch of aorta, Left recurrent laryngeal nerve, Accessory hemiazygos vein, Bronchopulmonary (hilar) lymph nodes, Posterior intercostal vein and artery and intercostal nerve, Innermost intercostal muscle, Internal intercostal membrane deep to external intercostal muscles, Gray and white rami communicantes, Costal pleura (cut edge), Sympathetic trunk, Greater thoracic splanchnic nerve, Thoracic (descending) aorta, Left main bronchus and bronchial artery

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