circumflex humeral artery


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Synonyms for circumflex humeral artery

an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles

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Common trunk of subscapular and circumflex humeral artery, which further divides into anterior and posterior cirumflex humeral arteries are rarely reported in the literatures.
The posterior circumflex humeral artery descends superficial to the axillary nerve and passed through the quadrangular space.
In up to 30% of the cases, the subscapular artery can arise from a common trunk with the posterior circumflex humeral artery.
The posterior circumflex humeral artery may arise from the profunda brachii artery and pass back below the teres major instead of passing through the quadrangular space (Johnson & Ellis, 2005).
The fibromuscular slip between the Brachialis and Brachioradialis forms a fibromuscular tunnel underneath which lies the Radial nerve along with descending branch of posterior circumflex humeral artery.
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