Superficial branch of medial circumflex femoral artery

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Superficial branch of medial circumflex femoral artery
Circumflex femoral arteries.png
The profunda femoris artery, femoral artery and their major branches - right thigh, anterior view. Circumflex femoral arteries labeled.
Source medial circumflex femoral artery
Latin ramus superficialis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis
TA A12.2.16.022
FMA 20810
Anatomical terminology

The superficial branch appears between the quadratus femoris and upper border of the adductor magnus, and anastomoses with the inferior gluteal artery, lateral femoral circumflex artery, and first of the perforating arteries of the profunda femoris (crucial anastomosis).


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 630 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)