Ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery

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Ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery
Circumflex femoral arteries.png
The profunda femoris artery, femoral artery and their major branches - right thigh, front view (circumflex femoral arteries labeled)
Details
Latin Ramus ascendens arteriae circumflexae femoris lateralis
Source
Lateral circumflex femoral artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.630
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12688893
TA A12.2.16.028
FMA 20804
Anatomical terminology

The ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery passes upward, beneath the tensor fasciae latae muscle, to the lateral aspect of the hip, and anastomoses with the terminal branches of the superior gluteal and deep circumflex iliac artery.

References[edit]

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