arteria circumflexa humeri


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Noun1.arteria circumflexa humeri - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder musclesarteria circumflexa humeri - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles
circumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteries
articulatio humeri, shoulder joint, shoulder - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
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The posterior humeral circumflex artery (arteria circumflexa humeri posterior, PHCA) stems from the AA at the distal border of the subscapularis (musculus subscapularis) from the proximal segment of the infrapectoral (last, third) part of the AA and runs dorsally into the quadrangular space (foramen humerotrici-pitale, spatium axillare laterale) together with the axillary nerve (nervus axillaris).
Such variant can be denominated as the subtendinous posterior humeral circumflex artery (arteria circumflexa humeri posterior subtendinea), conjoint with the profundocircumflex trunk (truncus profundocircumflexus) to describe all the peculiarities and to avoid any possible misnomers.
An unusual course of the arteria circumflexa humeri posterior.

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