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Recurrent Interosseous Artery
Cardiovascular System

Recurrent Interosseous Artery

Arteria interossea recurrens

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Quick Facts

Origin: Posterior interosseous artery.

Course: Proximally, towards elbow joint.

Branches: No named branches.

Supplied Structures: Anastomotic network surrounding the elbow joint.

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Origin

The recurrent interosseous artery arises from the posterior interosseous artery.

Course

The recurrent interosseous artery courses superiorly between the anconeus and supinator muscles. It continues on the posterior aspect of the lateral epicondyle of the humerus deep to the anconeus. It anastomoses with the middle collateral branch of the deep brachial artery as well as the posterior ulnar recurrent artery and the superior ulnar collateral artery (Standring, 2016)

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The recurrent interosseous artery supplies the anconeus muscle and may also give a muscular branch to the supinator muscle. It also contributes to the anastomotic network that surrounds the elbow joint.

References

Standring, S. (2016) Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. Gray's Anatomy Series 41st edn.: Elsevier Limited.

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