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1.3 Superficial dissection, female pectoral region

1.3 Superficial dissection, female pectoral region

On the specimen’s right side, the skin is removed; on the left side, the breast is sagittally sectioned. The breast extends from the 2nd to the 6th ribs. The axillary process (tail) of the breast consists of glandular tissue projecting toward the axilla. The region of loose connective tissue between the pectoral fascia and the […]

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1.2 Superficial dissection, male pectoral region

1.2 Superficial dissection, male pectoral region

The platysma muscle, which descends to the 2nd or 3rd rib, is cut short on the right side of the specimen; together with the supraclavicular nerves, it is reflected on the left side. The thin pectoral fascia covers the pectoralis major. The clavicle lies deep to the subcutaneous tissue and the platysma muscle. The cephalic […]

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