Pleural tapping in mid axillary line, muscle not pierced is?

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  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Pleural tapping in mid axillary line, muscle not pierced is?
    Int. intercostal
    Ext. intercostal
    Innermost intercostal
    Transversus thoracis
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    The ans is TRANSVERSUS THORACIS
    it extends between sternum till half of the length of ribs.therefore they dont extend till midaxillary line, so not pierced while tapping...

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