median artery


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me·di·an ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, anterior interosseous; distribution, accompanies median nerve to palm; anastomoses, branches of superficial palmar arch.

me·di·an ar·te·ry

(mē'dē-ăn ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, anterior interosseous; distribution, accompanies median nerve to palm; anastomoses, branches of superficial palmar arch.
Synonym(s): arteria mediana, comitant artery of median nerve.
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Recurrent digital ischemia due to thrombosis of the persistent median artery. Plast Reconstr Surg 1997;99:1169-71.
Thrombosed persistent median artery causing carpal tunnel syndrome associated with bifurcated median nerve: A case report.
Arteria mediana superficialis (ACNMm superficialis)--Superficial median artery (Palmar type of superficial median artery)
When the course of the variant artery in the midline of the forearm is superficial to the above-described one, it should be termed the superficial median artery (ACNM superficialis [ACNMS]).
Ontogenesis of double SPA: The superficial palmar branch of radial artery failed to develop fully consequent upon median artery persistence.
Persistence of vessels normally obliterated (median artery which should have obliterated; as in majority of cases).
But in the present case, the brachial artery divided into radial artery and a common trunk which in turn divided into ulnar artery, median artery and common interosseous artery.
The median artery arises from the interosseous artery and becomes larger while interosseous artery subsequently undergoes retrogression.