circumflex scapular artery

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Synonyms for circumflex scapular artery

an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area

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The latter continued 1 cm more at length to terminate at the division of the circumflex scapular artery and thoracodorsal artery.
The subscapular artery continued 2 cm more from the thoracoacromial artery and then divided into the thoracodorsal and circumflex scapular artery.
found that the infraspinatus muscle is irrigated 81% of the time by the circumflex scapular artery and 94% of the time by the suprascapular artery, forming an anastomotic network between the two arteries.
It was observed that in the right upper limb, the lateral thoracic artery, thoraco-dorsal, circumflex scapular and posterior circumflex scapular artery arises from a common trunk from the second part of axillary artery underneath the pectoralis minor muscle (picture 1).
* The three terminal branches of the collateral artery are posterior circumflex humeral artery, circumflex scapular artery and thoracodorsal arteries.
The medial branch was the subscapular artery, which in turn gave three circumflex scapular arteries; one medial and two lateral to the scapular border, the artery then continued as thoracodorsal artery, with the thoracodorsal nerve and supplied the medial wall of axilla and latissimus dorsi muscle.