E-Pearl: Brachial artery embolus mimicking acute stroke.
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- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21536631
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182190cc0
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Comparison of the BLOOD PRESSURE between the BRACHIAL ARTERY and the POSTERIOR TIBIAL ARTERY. It is a predictor of PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE.
The direct continuation of the brachial trunk, originating at the bifurcation of the brachial artery opposite the neck of the radius. Its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to the three regions in which the vessel is situated, the forearm, wrist, and hand.
The larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery, beginning about one centimeter distal to the bend of the elbow. Like the RADIAL ARTERY, its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to their locations in the forearm, wrist, and hand.
The continuation of the axillary artery; it branches into the radial and ulnar arteries.
Blocking of the PULMONARY ARTERY or one of its branches by an EMBOLUS.