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What fits here? A 46-year-old man receives the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. A barium swallow is shown. Esophagectomy at the region indicated by the arrows is most likely to involve ligation of arterial branches of _______ vessels.



A. Aorta
B. Internal thoracic arteries
C. Pulmonary arteries
D. Superior mesenteric artery
E. Thyrocervical trunk

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 3 (qst 1-50)
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Jun 29, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 07, 2017

Aorta
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John Adney

John Adney

Replied on Jul 27, 2017

What is the rational of this? Thanks

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