Mediastinum


A- Contents of Superior mediastinunm:
Nerves Tubes Vessels
• 2 Vagi • Trachea • Arch of aorta
• 2 Phrenic • Oesophagus • Roots of big Vessels
• Lt. recurrent • Thoracic duct • 2 lnnominate V.
laryngeal nerves •SVC
B- Inferior Mediastinum:

Anterior Middle Posterior

• Area between • Ht., pericardium • Bet. Ht. & V.Column
Ht. & sternum • Ascending aorta
• L.N. • Descending aorta
• Phernic Nerve. • Thoracic duct
• S.V.C. • Oesophagus

Source: Internal Medicine Book of Dr.Osama Mahmoud (Ain Shams University)