Anterior medial malleolar artery

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Anterior medial malleolar artery
Anterior tibial and dorsalis pedis arteries
(anterior medial malleolar artery visible at bottom right.)
Source Anterior tibial artery
Latin Arteria malleolaris anterior medialis
TA A12.2.16.046
FMA 43905
Anatomical terminology

The anterior medial malleolar artery (medial anterior malleolar artery, internal malleolar artery) is an artery in the ankle. It arises about 5 cm. above the ankle-joint from the anterior tibial artery.

The anterior medial malleolar artery passes behind the tendons of the extensor hallucis longus and tibialis anterior muscles, to the medial side of the ankle, upon which it ramifies, anastomosing with branches of the posterior tibial and medial plantar arteries and with the medial calcaneal from the posterior tibial.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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