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Anterior left superior mediastinum

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Within the superior mediastinum, the following structures are positioned anteriorly and to the left of the aortic arch:

  • left superior intercostal vein
  • left phrenic nerve
  • left vagus nerve
  • left internal thoracic vein
  • left internal thoracic artery
  • left inferior cervical cardiac branch of the vagus nerve
  • left superior cervical ganglia sympathetic fibres to the heart

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