posterior interosseous artery

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pos·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous ar·ter·y

origin, common interosseous artery; distribution, posterior compartment of forearm.

pos·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, common interosseous artery; distribution, posterior compartment of forearm.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea posterior, dorsal interosseous artery.

posterior interosseous artery

A branch of the common interosseous artery; it descends through the forearm between the superficial and deep layers of muscle.
See also: artery
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Volar ganglion cysts may cause pain or paraesthesia from compression of the ulnar or median nerves or their branches, while dorsal ganglion cysts may compress the terminal branches of the posterior interosseous nerve.
posterior interosseous nerve (or dorsal interosseous nerve) which also supplies to the most of the muscles on the lateral side and posterior aspect of the forearm (Papaloizos, 2004).
Anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) palsy only, 12 patients; posterior interosseous (PIN) palsy only, 13 patients; ulnar palsy only, 0 patients; AIN+PIN palsies, 6 patients; PIN+ulnar palsies, 2 patients.
1) However, the posterior interosseous nerve (PIN) can be easily injured from the Thompson approach due to its intimate relationship with the supinator overlying the radius.
Objective: To highlight the problems associated with harvesting and insetting of reverse Posterior Interosseous Artery (PIA) flap and their solutions.
The most common injury sites are the brachial plexus and the accessory nerve, the radial and posterior interosseous nerves, the ulnar nerve, and the common peroneal nerve [7].
We encountered Complications like Superficial infection (2 Cases), Non-union in 1 Case, Transient Neuroprexia of posterior interosseous nerve in 2 Cases, loosening of screw in 1 case, Radioulnar synostosis in 1 case (Table XV).
Nerve entrapment and compression syndromes of the elbow include cubital tunnel syndrome, radial tunnel syndrome, posterior interosseous nerve syndrome, anterior interosseous nerve syndrome and pronator syndrome.
After exposure and protection of posterior interosseous nerve and dividing supinator muscle, fracture was exposed and fixed with the same type of plating.
The common interosseous artery is a short branch of the ulnar, passes back to the proximal border of the interosseous membrane and divides into anterior and posterior interosseous arteries.
Objective: To assess the efficacy of reverse flow posterior interosseous artery flap for the coverage of large variety of hand/wrist defects.

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