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We present an 11year-old boy with a weak right radial pulse, and describe the successful application of vascular ultrasound to identify the ulnar artery dominance and a thin right radial artery with below normal Doppler flow velocity that could explain the discrepancy. The implications of identifying this anomaly are discussed.


Arterial anomalies Pulse radial Congenital Embryology Ultrasonography Catheterization Case Report UK

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Venugopalan, P., Sivakumar, P., Ardley, R. G., & Oates, C. (2012). Weak Radial Artery Pulse : An unusual congenital cause. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 12(1), 116–119. Retrieved from