Pectoral muscles

DIGITAL LOCATOR OF PECTORAL REGION to include BREAST: Layer 1 Layer of skin of pectoral region and breast. Layer 2 Layer of superficial fascia of pectoral region. Layer 3 Layer of pectoral (deep) fascia. Layer 4 Layer of superficial layer of muscles. Layer 5 Layer of intermediate layer of muscles. Layer 6 Layer of deep layer of muscles. Layer 7 Layer of layer of joints of pectoral region. Layer 8 Layer of bones of pectoral girdle/region. Rollover mouse to label; click to display page.


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The area in front of the chest which contains pectoral muscles and carries the breast.

bullet BONES: Pectoral girdle (clavicle and scapula) to include possibly upper part of humerus
bullet Arteries:  Branches of 1st and 2nd parts of axillary artery  (highest thoracic, lateral thoracic and thoracoacromial arteries).
bullet Veins: Corresponding veins
bullet Nerves: Branches of brachial plexus -Medial and lateral pectoral nerves.
bullet Muscles: Pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, subclavius
bullet Lymph nodes
bullet Others: Pectoral fascia, clavipectoral fascia, breast

 Layers of pectoral region

Elementary dissector Advanced dissector


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Layer 8: Display layer of bones of pectoral girdle/region.


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