Costocervical trunk

The costocervical trunk is one of the branches of the second part of the subclavian artery. It arises from the posterior wall of the subclavian artery, posterior or medial to the anterior scalene muscle and courses posterosuperiorly across the suprapleural membrane where it divides into 2 branches:

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Thoracic


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rID: 49250
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • costocervical artery

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