|Artery: Pericardiacophrenic artery|
|The phrenic nerve and its relations with the vagus nerve. (Pericardiacophrenic artery not labeled, but region is visible.)|
|The thoracic aorta, viewed from the left side. (Pericardiacophrenic labeled at center left.)|
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|Supplies||pericardium, thoracic diaphragm|
The pericardiacophrenic artery is a long slender branch of the internal thoracic artery. It accompanies the phrenic nerve, between the pleura and pericardium, to the diaphragm, to which it is distributed. It anastomoses with the musculophrenic and inferior phrenic arteries.
- SUNY Labs 19:11-0104 - "Pleural Cavities and Lungs: Structures Beneath the Left Mediastinal pleura"
- pericardiacophrenic+artery at eMedicine Dictionary
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