Posterior ulnar recurrent artery

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.

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 55406
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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