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The anatomical basis for this is likely the association of the axillary artery and cords of the brachial plexus in a common fascial sheath, the medial brachial fascial compartment (9).
If the axillary artery is inadvertently punctured the needle should be directed through the artery, and half of the local anaesthetic should be placed behind the artery before withdrawing the needle and placing the other half in front of the artery.
In 1995, she experienced acute occlusion of the right axillary artery and was treated with thromboembolectomy.
1,24,25) Arteriography should be performed in cases of suspected vascular compromise, as axillary artery injuries in association with shoulder dislocations and proximal humerus fractures have been well documented.
In the axilla there was considerable individual variation in the location of the median, radial and ulnar nerves in relation to the axillary artery.