- An artery with its origin in the radial artery that ascends around the lateral side of the elbow joint; radial recurrent artery.
- An artery that is a branch of the anterior tibial artery and ascends to supply the front and sides of the knee joint; anterior tibial recurrent artery.
- An artery that is a branch of the posterior tibial artery, and ascends anterior to the popliteal muscle, and sends a small branch to the tibiofibular joint; posterior tibial recurrent artery.
- An artery with its origin in the ulnar artery, with distribution into anterior and posterior branches, and passing medially in front of and behind the elbow joint; recurrent ulnar artery.
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