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Clavicular Branch of Thoracoacromial Artery
Cardiovascular System

Clavicular Branch of Thoracoacromial Artery

Ramus clavicularis arteriae thoracoacromialis

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The clavicular branch arises from the thoracoacromial artery as it travels around the medial border of the pectoralis minor muscle and pierces the clavipectoral fascia.


From its origin, the clavicular branch ascends medially between the pectoralis major muscle and clavipectoral fascia.


There are no named branches.

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The clavicular branch of the thoracoacromial artery supplies the subclavius muscle and the sternoclavicular joint.

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