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Arteries

Plantar Arteries

Plantar Arteries are of two types- medial and lateral.   Medial Plantar Artery The medial plantar artery is the smaller terminal branch of the posterior tibial artery. It originates below the flexor retinaculum and appears in the sole deep to abductor hallucis escorted by the medial plantar

Cutaneous Arteries of the Front of the Thigh

Three small arteries arising from the femoral artery can be seen a little below the inguinal ligament: 1. The superficial external pudendal artery pierces the cribriform fascia, runs medially in front of the spermatic cord, and supplies the external genitalia. 2. The superficial epigastric artery pierces the

Arcuate Arteries (Foot)

Sections of the dorsalis pedis artery consist of lateral and medial tarsal sections, an arcuate artery, along with a first dorsal metatarsal artery. Origin and Insertion The arcuate artery travels laterally above the dorsal part of the metatarsals around their bases and also produces three dorsal metatarsal

Arteries of Lower Limb

Deep Femoral Artery Deep Femoral Artery is the main supplier of blood to the muscles of all the 3 compartments of the thigh and is the biggest branch of femoral artery. It originates by Lateral side of femoral artery in the femoral triangle about 4 cm below

Arteries of Foot

Arterial blood circulation of the foot is through the branches of the posterior tibial along with dorsalis pedis arteries (a.k.a. dorsal artery of the foot). The posterior tibial artery travels towards the sole and splits into lateral and medial plantar arteries. The lateral plantar artery connects together

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