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Unusual Branching Pattern of Brachial Artery with Abnormal Superficial Palmar Arch

Case reports


Brachial  artery  is the  chief  artery  of  upper  limb.  Superficial  palmar  arch  plays  an  important  role  in most  of  the traumatic events and the surgical procedures of the hand.  The arterial variations of upper limb are useful for vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, plastic surgeons.  The authors report a case of high origin of superficial ulnar artery with abnormal formation of superficial palmar arch.