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Arteries

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

Femoral Artery

Femoral Artery is the main artery of the lower limb. It’s the continuance of external iliac artery and enters the femoral triangle behind the inguinal ligament at the midinguinal stage. It runs downward and medially successively via the femoral triangle and adductor canal. At the lower end

Profunda Femoris Artery (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 is also known as profunda femoris artery. The Deep Femoral Artery originates by Lateral side of femoral artery

Popliteal Artery

Popliteal artery is the extension of femoral artery. The starting point is adductor hiatus (an opening of osseo-aponeurotic type located in adductor magnusat , the junction of middle one-third and lower one-third of thigh), it gets divided into anterior and posterior tibial arteries when it comes across

Anterior Compartment of The Leg – Muscles, Arteries, Nerves

Boundaries Anterior: Deep fascia of the leg. Medial: Lateral surface of the shaft of the tibia. Lateral: Anterior intermuscular septum. Posterior: Interosseous membrane. Contents Muscles: 4 muscles (tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, and peroneus tertius). Artery: Anterior tibial artery. Nerve: Deep peroneal nerve (anterior

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