Thoracic Duct Anatomy: An Overview Guide Quiz!

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Thoracic Duct Anatomy: An Overview Guide Quiz!

Anatomy of the thoracic duct


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The thoracic duct drains lymph from all parts of the body except
  • 2. 
    The lymph in the thoracic duct is ____ in appearance
  • 3. 
    The lymph owes its appearance to ____
  • 4. 
    Extent of the thoracic duct?
  • 5. 
    Length and width of the thoracic duct
  • 6. 
    The thoracic duct enters the thorax through ____
  • 7. 
    At the root of the neck , the thoracic duct arches at what level
  • 8. 
    The thoracic duct terminates by opening into
  • 9. 
    The thoracic duct ascends in the posterior mediastinum on the ____side of the midline in front of the vertebra then it runs along the ____ border of the ____ .
  • 10. 
    Anterior relations of the thoracic duct in the root of the neck
    • A. 

      Left phrenic nerve

    • B. 

      Left vagus nerve

    • C. 

      Left common carotid artery

    • D. 

      Left internal jugular vein

    • E. 

      Left subclavian artery

  • 11. 
    Posterior relations of the thoracic duct in the root of the neck
    • A. 

      Vertebral vessels

    • B. 

      Scalenus posterior

    • C. 

      Scalenus anterior

    • D. 

      Phrenic nerve

    • E. 

      Vagus nerve

    • F. 

      Thyrocervical trunk

    • G. 

      Sternohyoid muscle

  • 12. 
    Tributaries of the thoracic duct "in the neck"
    • A. 

      Left subclavian lymph trunk

    • B. 

      Right subclavian lymph trunk

    • C. 

      Left bronchomediastinal lymph trunk

    • D. 

      Left tracheobronchial lymph trunk

    • E. 

      Left jugular lymphtrunk

  • 13. 
    Summit of the arch of the thoracic duct lies ____cm above the clavicle