Posterior humeral circumflex artery
|Posterior humeral circumflex artery|
The axillary artery and its branches, including posterior humeral circumflex.
The scapular and circumflex arteries. (Posterior hum. circumflex labeled at center right.)
|Latin||arteria circumflexa humeri posterior|
The posterior humeral circumflex artery (posterior circumflex artery, posterior circumflex humeral artery) arises from the third part of axillary artery at the lower border of the subscapularis, and runs posteriorly with the axillary nerve through the quadrangular space.
It supplies the teres minor and deltoid muscles.
- Posterior_humeral_circumflex_artery at the Duke University Health System's Orthopedics program
- lesson3axillaryart&vein at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University)
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