Multiple Arterial Variants: Common interosseous artery arising from the radial artery and ulnar artery origin from proximal brachial artery
Suat Keskin 1 * , Zeynep Keskin 2, M Akif Teber 1
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1 Etlik İhtisas Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ankara, Turkey
2 Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ankara, Turkey
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Abstract

The normal ulnar artery originates from the brachial artery in the cubital fossa. The high origin ulnar artery is a rare anatomic variation. Anatomic variations in the arteries of the upper extremities have been reported by different authors. It is significant for surgeons and radiologists to be aware of the possible arterial variations in order to hinder complications during surgical and diagnostic procedures. This report demonstrates an anomalous origin of the ulnar artery from the proximal brachial artery.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82302

EUR J GEN MED, 2013 - Volume 10 Issue Supplement 1, pp. 36-38

Publication date: 09 Jan 2013

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