PT Master Guide

Ulnar artery

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In this article we will discuss about Ulnar artery. So let’s get started.

Ulnar artery

Origin and Termination

Originates from the brachial artery and terminates in the superficial palmar arch.

Branches

Anterior ulnar recurrent artery

Posterior ulnar recurrent artery

Common interrosseus artery

Palmer carpal branch of ulanar artery

Dorsal carpal branch of ulanar artery

Deep palmar branch of ulanar artery

Superficial palmar arch

Significance

Clinically it is palpable on the anterior and medial aspect of tje wrist. Allen test is a medical sign used to examine the arterial blood flow to hands.