medial collateral artery


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medial collateral artery

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the posterior terminal branch of the profunda brachii, anastomosing with the arteries which form the articular network of the elbow.

mid·dle col·lat·er·al ar·te·ry

(mid'ĕl kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē)
The posterior terminal branch of the profunda brachii, anastomosing with arteries that form the articular network of the elbow.
Synonym(s): arteria collateralis media, medial collateral artery.
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The classification is based upon the origin of the PBA and the radial and medial collateral artery (arteria collateralis radialis et media)--see Table 1.
Type Origin of PHCA and PBA Number of cases D PBA originates from AA 5 times in 398 cases E PBA originates from PHCA (common 398 cases trunk) and then PBA bifurcates into medial and radial collateral artery F No regular PBA: Medial and radial 17 times in collateral artery originates 398 cases from PHCA G No regular PBA: Radial collateral 15 times in artery originates from PHCA and 398 cases medial collateral artery originates directly from AA/BA Type Origin of PHCA and PBA Frequency D PBA originates from AA 1.

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