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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 873434, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/873434
Research Article

The Variable Origin of the Recurrent Artery of Heubner: An Anatomical and Morphometric Study

Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Spitalska 24, 813 72 Bratislava, Slovakia

Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 19 June 2013

Academic Editor: Mohammadali M. Shoja

Copyright © 2013 Hisham El Falougy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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