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Axillary Artery Stenosis / Aneurysm 903.01 S45.009A

ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
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Anatomy Complications
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synonyms: axillary artery stenosis, axillary artery aneurysm, axillary artery occlusion

Axillary Artery Stenosis / Aneurysm ICD-10

  • S45.009A:Unspecified injury of axillary artery, unspecified side, initial encounter

Axillary Artery Stenosis / Aneurysm ICD-9

  •  903.01 Injury to blood vessels upper extremity: axillary artery

Axillary Artery Stenosis / Aneurysm Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Occlusion can occur in baseball pitchers
  • Related to repetitive compression and stretching of the axillary artery by the humerus during extremes of arm elevation and extension, as seen in the overhead pitching motion, in combination with anatomic fixation of the axillary artery underneath the pectoralis minor tendon at the location of the circumflex humeral branch vessel origins.

Axillary Artery Stenosis / Aneurysm Anatomy

  • Axillary artery is relatively fixed underneath the pec minor tendon where the circumflex humeral vessel originate.

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