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Axillary sheath
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Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax (axillary sheath not labeled, but region is visible)
Gray's p.586

The axillary sheath is a fibrous sheath that encloses the first portion of the axillary artery, together with the axillary vein and the brachial plexus. It is an extension of the deep cervical fascia.

A brachial plexus nerve block can be achieved by injecting anaesthetic into this area.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ay; Akinci, M.; Sayin, M.; Bektas, U.; Tekdemir, I.; Elhan, A. (2007). "The axillary sheath and single-injection axillary block". Clinical Anatomy 20 (1): 57–63. doi:10.1002/ca.20270. PMID 16372345.  edit

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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