Common interosseous artery

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 02 Aug 2021

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.

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Cases and figures

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