Posterior ulnar recurrent artery

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 02 Aug 2021

The posterior ulnar recurrent artery is a recurrent branch of the proximal ulnar artery that ascends in the posterior medial aspect of the elbow, posterior to the medial epicondyle of the humerus to anastomose with the superior ulnar collateral artery (from the brachial artery) and contribute to the arterial anastomosis of the elbow.

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Cases and figures

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