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What do the perforating branches of internal mammary artery mainly supply?

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Dr. Kathryn Wagner
General Surgery 32 years experience
Chest wall: The ima [internal thoracic artery or internal mammary artery] branches supply the chest wall structures including the ribs, muscles, breasts continueing and perforating superfically to supply the abdominal wall structures as the superior epigastric artery.
Last updated Dec 24, 2011
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