High Origin of Radial Arteries: A Report of Two Rare Cases

@inproceedings{Zhan2010HighOO,
  title={High Origin of Radial Arteries: A Report of Two Rare Cases},
  author={Dong Ping Zhan and Yi Zhao and Jun Sun and Eng-Ang Ling and George Wai-Cheong Yip},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2010}
}
Variations in the arterial supply of the upper limb are relatively common, with reported prevalence rates ranging from 11 to 24.4%. Of these, the most commonly encountered variation in the arm is a high origin of the radial artery. However, after consecutively dissecting and examining 600 Singaporean Chinese cadavers (1,200 upper limbs), we found only two cases of this. In both cases, the brachioradial artery originated from the upper one-third of the brachial artery and continued distally as… CONTINUE READING

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