Mnemonic _ Superior Mediastinum Contents Medical Notes

The arch of the aorta and its three principal branches—the brachiocephalic trunk, the left common carotid, and the left subclavian arteries—are located in the superior mediastinum.


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Mnemonic : Superior Mediastinum Contents

  • Brachiocephalic veins
  • Aortic arch (and its 3 branches)
  • Thymus
  • Trachea
  • Lymph nodes
  • Esophagus
  • Phrenic nerve
  • Vagus nerve
  • Thoracic duct
  • Left recurrent laryngeal nerve (not the right)


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Mnemonic _ Superior Mediastinum Contents

Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.

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