Review Items - Posterior Mediastinum

| Review Items Key | Review Items Sequence Summary |
Landmarks and osteology:

Posterior mediastinum (definition & boundaries) (N231,TG4-35,TG4-36,TG4-37)

Viscera:

Trachea (N232,TG4-33,TG4-38)
Tracheal bifurcation
Main (primary) bronchi
    Right and left
Esophagus (N232,TG4-38)


Nerves:

Vagus nn. (N212,N226,N232,N240,TG4-38,TG4-45)
Esophageal plexus (N209,N240,TG4-38,TG4-45)
Thoracic sympathetic trunk (N209,N240,TG4-45,TG4-46)
    Thoracic ganglia
    Cervicothoracic (stellate) ganglion
    White and gray rami communicantes (N209,N240,N258,N192,TG4-45,TG4-46)
Greater thoracic splanchnic n. (TG4-46)

Vessels:

Descending aorta (N206,N232,TG4-38,TG4-39)
    Visceral branches
         Bronchial aa. (N207,TG4-39)
         Esophageal aa. (N237,TG4-39)
    Parietal branches
         Posterior intercostal aa. (3-11) (N172,N192,N237,TG4-39,TG4-10)
         Subcostal a. (12) (N264,TG4-39)
Azygos venous system & associated veins (N238,TG4-40)
    Azygos v.
    Hemiazygos v.
    Accessory hemiazygos v.
    Superior intercostal vv. (left & right) (N230,TG4-40)
    Posterior intercostal vv. (segmentals) (N231,TG4-40)

Lymphatics:

Thoracic duct (N206,N266,TG4-44)

Miscellaneous: