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].
2006) the third part of the axillary artery gave a common arterial trunk, which further gave anterior and posterior circumflex humeral, subscapular, radial collateral, middle collateral and superior ulnar collateral arteries with absence of profunda brachii artery.
The extrinsic vascular system is composed of epineural segmentally arranged vessels that originate at various points from the superior ulnar collateral, inferior ulnar collateral, and posterior ulnar recurrent arteries.

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