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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Arteries: Head, Neck, and Thorax: Bronchial Branches

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Arteries: Head, Neck, and Thorax

Bronchial Branches

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

The bronchial arteries may arise from the internal thoracic, subclavian, inferior thyroid, supreme thoracic, thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta, costocervical trunk, or intercostal.

It occasionally replaces a pulmonary artery.

See also Thorax; Bronchial.

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