Anterior ulnar recurrent artery

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Artery: Anterior ulnar recurrent artery
Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint. (Anterior ulnar recurrent labeled at center right.)
Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Anterior ulnar recurrent labeled at center right.)
Latin ramus anterior arteriae recurrentis ulnaris
Gray's subject #152 596
Source ulnar artery   
Branches inferior ulnar collateral artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The anterior ulnar recurrent artery arises immediately below the elbow-joint, runs upward between the Brachialis and Pronator teres, supplies twigs to those muscles, and, in front of the medial epicondyle, anastomoses with the superior and inferior ulnar collateral arteries.

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