Tuesday, July 27, 2010


Definition : The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and the body.

note: axilla is well demonstrated when the shoulder is abducted

Shape: Like a pyramid with an open apex

Axillary artery
Axillary vein
Cords of the brachial plexus
Axillary lymph nodes
Axillary fat

Applied Anatomy:

-Incision in the floor of axilla to drain an abscess should avoid injury of the vessels and nerves of the axilla

-the characters of the "ideal incision" in the floor of axilla are the following:
1)Vertical Incision
2)Nearer to medial wall
3)Midway between anterior and posterior walls

good example

Why Axilla??
-Misteri Nusantara

refferences: Buku anatomy Dr. Aiman Khanfour
(sori Dr. sbb sye x reti nk buat proper quotation,,jgn saman saye ea)



omarshafiq said...

ni bisol ke ape?

arep14 said...

adus,,skali kantoi daa,,haha

omarshafiq said...

hahaha...bisol la en? aku rase aku pn penah kene dlu