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Superior Ulnar Collateral Artery

Origin The superior ulnar collateral artery emerges via the brachial artery at a level simply distal to the midportion of the arm. It also might emerge via the proximal section of the profunda brachii in approximately 22%. Structure It is a long, slim vessel that pierces the

Anterior Circumflex Humeral Artery

The anterior circumflex humeral artery is smaller than the posterior circumflex humeral artery, but is a branch of axillary artery as well. Origin The anterior circumflex humeral artery emerges from the lateral side of the third part of the axillary artery. Insertion It anastomoses with the posterior

Dorsal Scapular Artery

It appears from the 3rd part of the subclavian artery (but may be the deep branch of the transverse cervical artery). As a direct branch of the subclavian artery, it enters laterally and backwards between the trunks of brachial plexus to reach underneath the levator scapulae. Now

Ulnar Artery

The Ulnar Artery is the larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery. It supplies the medial aspect of the forearm, wrist, and hand. It starts just below the bend of the elbow and goes obliquely downward, reaching the ulnar side of the forearm near

Cubital Fossa

The Cubital Fossa is corresponding or homologous to the popliteal fossa of the lower limb. It is a triangular hollow in front of the elbow. Continue The Rest of The Article Below…  Borders Lateral: Medial border of brachioradialis muscle. Medial: Lateral border of pronator teres muscle. Base:

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