Chapter 7: Vessels, lymphatic drainage and the breastUploader: Dizahn 3 month ago Subscribe 5
Results Superficial Lymphatic System Lymphatic collectors were identified in the subcutaneous tissues near the peripheral cut edges of the specimens and the lateral border of the sternum. Current anatomical knowledge of the breast lymphatics is derived from the work of Sappey, Poirier, and Cuneo. In most areas, dye injected subcutaneously over the breast mound was not taken up by the lymphatics. The contrast agent fills the draining lymph vessels, which are then radiographed. Figure The arteries of the upper limb.