anterior circumflex humeral artery

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an·te·ri·or cir·cum·flex hu·mer·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, third part of the axillary; distribution, shoulder joint and biceps coracobrachialis and deltoid muscles; anastomoses, posterior circumflex humeral artery.

an·te·ri·or cir·cum·flex hu·mer·al ar·te·ry

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr sĭr'kŭm-fleks hyū'mĕr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, axillary; distribution, shoulder joint and biceps muscle; anastomoses, posterior circumflex humeral artery.
Synonym(s): anterior humeral circumflex artery, arteria circumflexa humeri anterior.
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In normal course the third part of axillary artery gives rise to subscapular artery, anterior circumflex humeral and posterior circumflex humeral arteries.
Samta et al reported that the third part of axillary artery gave rise to a common trunk, which branched into subscapular artery, profunda brachii and circumflex humeral arteries, and also Alar branches arose from the second part of axillary artery.
Branching patterns of the lateral thoracic, subscapular, and posterior circumflex humeral arteries and their relationship to the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.
Meyer and colleagues (3) studied the arterial supply of six fresh frozen proximal humeri and found that the epiphysis received contributions from both the anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries.
Conventionally, the proximal part (first part) gives superior thoracic artery, the posterior part (second part) gives thoraco-acromial and lateral thoracic arteries and distal part (third part) gives subscapular artery, anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries (Standring et al.
The branches of the artery are superior thoracic (from the 1st part); thoraco-acromial and lateral thoracic (from 2nd part) and subscapular and anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries from the third part.
However the profunda brachii and the anterior circumflex humeral arteries do not arise from the deep branch but arise from the normal axillary artery itself (picture 3).
The third part of the artery gives subscapular artery, anterior circumflex humeral and posterior circumflex humeral arteries.
The common circumflex humeralsubscapular trunk further divided to give anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries and subscapular artery (George et al.
The blood supply of the proximal humerus is provided mainly by the circumflex humeral arteries, which branch off the axillary artery.
The third part of the axillary artery has three branches which are named the subscapular, the anterior circumflex humeral and the posterior circumflex humeral arteries.
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