Supraclavicular fossa

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Supraclavicular fossa
Anterolateral view of head and neck. (Supraclavicular fossa labeled at center right.)
Front view of neck. (Supraclavicular fossa labeled at center right.)
Latin fossa supraclavicularis
Anatomical terminology

The Supraclavicular fossa is an indentation (fossa) immediately above the clavicle.

In terminologia anatomica, it is divided into fossa supraclavicularis major and fossa supraclavicularis minor

Fullness in the supraclavicular fossa can be a sign of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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