Tibial-fibular trunk

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tibial-fibular trunk
Popliteal branches from posterior labeled.png
Picture of arteries of the lower limb, showing fibular artery and its source, the posterior tibial artery. The perforating branch of fibular artery is also shown as is the tibial-fibular trunk.
Latin Truncus tibiofibularis
Anatomical terminology

Tibial-fibular trunk (or tibial-peroneal trunk)[1] is a segment of artery below the knee, distal to the origin of the anterior tibial artery off the popliteal artery, and proximal to the branch point of the posterior tibial artery and the fibular artery.[2]


  1. ^ "GE Healthcare-Brochure -Arterial Duplex Imaging: Lower Extremity". Retrieved 2008-01-08. 
  2. ^ Day C, Orme R (2006). "Popliteal artery branching patterns -- an angiographic study". Clin Radiol. 61 (8): 696–9. doi:10.1016/j.crad.2006.03.014. PMID 16843754. 

External links[edit]