superior ulnar collateral artery


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su·pe·ri·or ul·nar col·lat·er·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, brachial; distribution, elbow joint; anastomoses, posterior ulnar recurrent and inferior ulnar collateral, as part of the articular vascular network of the elbow.

superior ulnar collateral artery

a long slender division of the brachial artery, arising just distal to the middle of the arm, descending to the elbow, and anastomosing with the posterior ulnar recurrent and inferior ulnar collateral arteries.

su·pe·ri·or ul·nar col·lat·er·al ar·te·ry

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr ŭl'năr kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, brachial; distribution, elbow joint; anastomoses, posterior ulnar recurrent and inferior ulnar collateral, as part of the articular vascular network of the elbow.
Synonym(s): arteria collateralis ulnaris superior.
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Apart from the terminal branches, the branches of the brachial artery in the arm are profunda brachii, superior ulnar collateral artery, inferior ulnar collateral artery, muscular branches to the surrounding muscles and a nutrient branch to the humerus [1].
The superior ulnar collateral artery arose from the distal part of the brachial artery whereas the inferior ulnar collateral branch arose from the proximal part of the ulnar artery in the arm instead of arising from the brachial artery [fig3].

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