Deltopectoral groove

Dr Bruno Di Muzio and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The deltopectoral groove is located between the superolateral aspect of the pectoral region and the deltoid muscle. It runs obliquely from superomedial to inferolateral and contains the cephalic vein which at the upper margin of the groove dives deep to pierce the clavipectoral fascia and enter the axillary vein.

Anatomy: Upper limb
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rID: 66674
Section: Anatomy
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