Anterior tibial recurrent artery

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Anterior tibial recurrent artery
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Patellar network
(anterior recurrent tibial visible at bottom left)
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Anterior tibial and dorsalis pedis arteries
(anterior tibial recurrent visible at center left)
Details
Latin Arteria recurrens tibialis anterior
Source
Anterior tibial artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.535
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12155702
TA A12.2.16.043
FMA 43902
Anatomical terminology

The anterior tibial recurrent artery is a small artery in the leg. It arises from the anterior tibial artery, as soon as that vessel has passed through the interosseous space. It ascends in the tibialis anterior muscle, ramifies on the front and sides of the knee-joint, and assists in the formation of the patellar plexus by anastomosing with the genicular branches of the popliteal, and with the highest genicular artery.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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