Radial recurrent artery

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Artery: Radial recurrent artery
Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint. (Radial recurrent labeled at center left.)
The radial and ulnar arteries. (Radial recurrent labeled at center left.)
Latin Arteria recurrens radialis
Gray's p.594
Source radial artery

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

It ascends between the branches of the radial nerve, lying on the Supinator and then between the Brachioradialis and Brachialis, 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 from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.