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Old 02-02-2010
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Question Upper limb arterial supply

If the axillary artery is ligated proximally as it passes over the first rib, blood will be supplied to the distal axillary artery through which of the following arteries?

(A) Brachial
(B) Internal thoracic
(C) Subclavian
(D) Subscapular
(E) Vertebral
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If the axillary artery is ligated proximally as it passes over the first rib, blood will be supplied to the distal axillary artery through which of the following arteries?

(A) Brachial
(B) Internal thoracic
(C) Subclavian
(D) Subscapular
(E) Vertebral
My answer is D.
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My answer is D.
Can you tell us why you chose that answer?
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Can you tell us why you chose that answer?
Yes dear,
This artery is one of those arteries that contribute to collateral blood supply of the upper limb. Go and check your anatomy book.
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