Radial collateral artery

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Artery: Radial collateral artery
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Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint. (Radial collateral branch labeled at center left.)
Latin arteria collateralis radialis
Gray's p.591
Source profunda brachii

The radial collateral artery (another term for the anterior descending branch of the profunda brachii artery) is a branch of the deep brachial artery. It arises in the arm proper and anastomoses with the radial recurrent artery near the elbow.

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