Which arteries supply blood to the ulnar nerve?

Updated: Jun 08, 2018
  • Author: Charles F Guardia, III, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

The extrinsic blood supply to the ulnar nerve is segmental and involves the following three vessels:

  • Superior ulnar collateral artery

  • Inferior ulnar collateral artery

  • Posterior ulnar recurrent artery


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