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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The posterior circumflex humeral artery was accompanied by the axillary nerve and they entered the quadrangular space.
* Common trunk of subscapular and circumflex humeral artery, which further divides into anterior and posterior cirumflex humeral arteries are rarely reported in the literatures.
Posterior circumflex humeral artery injury with distal embolisation in professional volleyball players: a discussion of three cases.
In up to 30% of the cases, the subscapular artery can arise from a common trunk with the posterior circumflex humeral artery. Occasionally, the subscapular, anterior circumflex humeral, posterior circumflex humeral and profunda brachii arteries arise in common.
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. No mention of this vascular relationship was found in available literature.
* The three terminal branches of the collateral artery are posterior circumflex humeral artery, circumflex scapular artery and thoracodorsal arteries.
In up to 30% of cases, the subscapular artery can arise from a common trunk with the posterior circumflex humeral artery. Occasionally the subscapular, circumflex humeral and profunda brachii arteries arise in common, in which case, branches of the brachial plexus surround this common vessel instead of axillary artery.
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