Jun 29, 2016 · The breast lies over the musculature that encases the chest wall. The muscles involved include the pectoralis major, serratus anterior, external oblique, and rectus abdominis fascia. The blood supply that provides circulation to these muscles perforates through to the breast parenchyma, thus also supplying blood to the breast. The breast is located on the anterior thoracic wall. It extends horizontally from the lateral border of the sternum to the mid-axillary line. Vertically, it spans between the 2nd and 6th intercostal cartilages. It lies superficially to the pectoralis major and serratus anterior muscles.4.5/5.
The female breasts, or mammary glands, are the modified appendages lying on the anterior chest wall.It is present in males as well but in most men, it is not as prominent as it is in females. The female breast has a role in both nourishing the offspring as well as offering immunological protection to the newborn baby.To some degree, the breast also has a psychological function in that it is. Dec 27, 2018 · Anterior: The front, as opposed to the posterior. The anterior surface of the heart is toward the breast bone (the sternum). For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to "Anatomic Orientation Terms".Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR.
Anterior refers to what is in front (from Latin ante, meaning "before") and posterior, what is to the back of the subject (from Latin post, meaning "after"). For example, in a dog the nose is anterior to the eyes and the tail is considered the most posterior part; in many fish the gill openings are posterior to the eyes, but anterior to the tail. C505 Lower outer quadrant (LOQ) of breast. Inferior lateral. Inferior outer. Lower lateral. C506 Axillary tail of breast. Tail of breast, NOS. Tail of Spence. C508 Overlapping lesion of breast. Inferior breast, NOS. Inner breast, NOS. Lateral breast, NOS. Lower breast, NOS. Medial breast, NOS. Midline breast NOS. Outer breast NOS.
A breast attenuation artifact is an abnormality seen on images taken during a cardiac stress test. This artifact is generally a benign finding and is caused by the shadow cast by breast tissue over the cardiac tissue being tested. Jun 13, 2012 · I am 62 years old, after my recent yearly mammogram I received an immediate email notice that an asymmetry in my right breast central to the nipple anterior depth had been identified and it is now recommended that I have mediolateral and compression views as well as a ultrasound. Can you explain what this means, should.
Feb 06, 2008 · When I saw the anatomy, I thought that the anterior position is the place where most of the ducts located and the posterior position is the place where most of the lobular located. I must be wrong since according to Leaf's post the ducts and lobules can be in every part of the breast. I am crazy now, I know. I will try to calm down. Thanks again. Nov 20, 2017 · Breast asymmetry is a common characteristic for women, and is often no cause for concern. However, if the size of your breasts change or the Author: Kiara Anthony.