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Right Subclavian Artery

Summary Information: Right Subclavian Artery

Right Subclavian Artery: The right subclavian artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the brachiocephalic artery in the area under the clavicle, or collar bone. The right subclavian artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the right shoulder, arm, armpit, and to the brain and cervical vertebrae. Blood flows from the left ventricle of the heart into the aorta and the aortic arch then into the brachiocephalic artery and right subclavian artery. Major systemic arteries that then branch off from the right subclavian artery include the right vertebral artery. The right subclavian artery also turns into the right axillary artery.

Conditions that can afflict the right subclavian artery include stenosis, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, occlusion, aneurysm, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Right Subclavian Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Right Subclavian Artery

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Right Subclavian Artery

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