LATERAL THORACIC ARTERY

 

ORIGIN:  Second part of axillary artery

COURSE/DISTRIBUTION: Upper part of anterior chest wall; latissimus dorsi and medial axillary wall. It also supplies lateral part of mammary gland.

BRANCHES: Muscular

 

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Axillary artery and branches in layer 4 of pectoral dissector

Layers 1- skin; 2- fasciae, including breast 3- superficial muscles, 4 pectoralis minor/clavipectoral fascia layer and axillary artery, 5- layer of brachial plexus and subscapularis, 6 layer of joints  7 layer of bones  

 

 

 

 

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