Common interosseous artery

The common interosseous artery is a branch of the proximal part of the ulnar artery at the level of the pronator teres in the distal part of the cubital fossa. It is a short vessel that dives laterally and deeply before bifurcating into anterior and posterior interosseous arteries.

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 55392
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: arteries of the elbow (Gray's illustration)
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