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.
How To Remember The Superior Mediastinum Contents?
Mnemonic : Superior Mediastinum Contents
- Brachiocephalic veins
- Aortic arch (and its 3 branches)
- Lymph nodes
- Phrenic nerve
- Vagus nerve
- Thoracic duct
- Left recurrent laryngeal nerve (not the right)
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Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Superior Mediastinum Contents
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.
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