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
Source Posterior tibial artery
Supplies Knee
Identifiers
Latin Ramus circumflexus fibularis arteriae tibialis posterioris
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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