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Describe the arrangement of the thoracic duct

begins as the cisterna chyli (L2) below the diaphragm just to the right of the aorta (between aorta and oesophagus).
The thoracic duct then crosses to the left side between T4-T7.
The thoracic duct drains into the left brachiocephalic vein.