Radial recurrent artery

The radial recurrent artery arises from the radial artery immediately below the elbow.

Radial recurrent artery
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Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint. (Radial recurrent labeled at center left.)
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The radial and ulnar arteries. (Radial recurrent labeled at center left.)
Details
Sourceradial artery
Identifiers
LatinArteria recurrens radialis
TA98A12.2.09.028
TA24642
FMA22748
Anatomical terminology

It ascends between the branches of the radial nerve, lying on the supinator muscle and then between the brachioradialis muscle and the brachialis muscle, supplying these muscles and the elbow-joint, and anastomosing with the terminal part of the profunda brachii.

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  This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 594 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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