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Bagoji I.B.,University Bijapur | Hadimani G.A.,University Bijapur | Bannur B.M.,University Bijapur | Patil B.G.,University Bijapur | Bharatha A.,University Bijapur
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2013

During routine dissection classes for under graduate students, we found a unique and unusual case regarding the anomalous branching in The third part of the axillary artery was terminated into sub scapular arterial trunk, superficial brachial artery and deep brachial artery. The subscapular arterial trunk was origin of several important arteries as the circumflex scapular, thoracodorsal, posterior circumflex humeral, thoraco-acromial and lateral thoracic arteries. The deep brachial artery in the arm gave anterior circumflex humeral artery at the surgical neck of humerus, which terminated in the cubital fossa by dividing into radial and ulnar arteries. The superficial brachial artery gave two profunda brachii arteries, both of which passed through spiral groove, along with radial nerve and three muscular branches, to brachialis muscle. This variation is very rare. As per our knowledge, we did not find any literature which explained variations which were similar to this. The normal and abnormal anatomy of the axillary region has practical importance among vascular radiologists and surgeons and it should be known for making an accurate diagnostic interpretation. Source

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