Radial collateral artery

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Radial collateral artery
Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint. (Radial collateral branch labeled at center left.)
Source profunda brachii
Latin arteria collateralis radialis
TA A12.2.09.024
FMA 23120
Anatomical terminology

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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