Mane1, S. R. Pandhare2
Professor, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Nanded(MS),
Professor, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Nagpur
Academic Editor: Dr.
artery, which is continuation of axillary artery extending from lower
border of teres major muscle up to the neck of radius, where it
divides into radial and ulnar arteries.In the present case two
arteries in the right arm of a male cadaver were recorded. The one was
normally positioned brachial artery & the other was variant brachial
artery. The variant artery was observed to run superficial to both
median nerve & normal brachial artery, termed as superficial brachial
artery. This variant artery traversed distally as superficial ulnar
artery, superficial to flexor muscles of forearm. Normal brachial artery
showed a rare feature of giving origin to Radial artery and Common
of Superficial Brachial Artery
can be hazardous because it is more vulnerable to injury.
It can be used as a
feeding artery to a free flap from medial arm skin.