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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Posterior Humeral Circumflex Artery


- Discussion:
    - branch of the Axillary Artery
    - largery than AHCA.
    - passes around the posterior astpect of the surgical neck of the humerus with the Axillary nerve (thru quadrangular space );
    - runs w/ the nerve around the humerus under the Deltoid muscle;



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Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, December 12, 2011 1:43 pm