Posterior tibial recurrent artery

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Posterior tibial recurrent artery
Details
Latin arteria recurrens tibialis posterior
Source
anterior tibial artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.635
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12155709
TA A12.2.16.044
FMA FMA:43903
Anatomical terminology

The posterior tibial recurrent artery, an inconstant branch, is given off from the anterior tibial before that vessel passes through the interosseous space.

It ascends in front of the Popliteus, which it supplies, and anastomoses with the inferior genicular branches of the popliteal artery, giving an offset to the tibiofibular joint.

Notes[edit]

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