Circumflex fibular artery

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Circumflex fibular artery
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Major arteries of the leg - posterior view (circumflex fibular artery is not labeled, but region is visible)
Details
Latin Ramus circumflexus fibularis arteriae tibialis posterioris
Source
Posterior tibial artery
Supplies Knee
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12689388
TA A12.2.16.056
FMA 43918
Anatomical terminology

The circumflex fibular artery (circumflex fibular branch, circumflex branch of posterior tibial artery or circumflex peroneal branch of posterior tibial artery) is a branch of the posterior tibial artery which supplies blood to the knee.[1]

The artery branch of the posterior tibial artery, at its initial (or superior) segment, winds around the neck of the fibula and joins patellar network[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "circumflex fibular artery". Farlex. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 

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