ARTERIES




BRANCHES OF THE FEMORAL ARTERY





  • Giving off the following before becoming the popliteal artery



  • Superficial epigastric



  • Superficial circumflex iliac



  • Superficial external pudendal



  • Deep external pudendal



  • Profunda femoris , giving off




    • Lateral circumflex femoral



    • Medial circumflex femoral



    • Perforating




  • Descending genicular





BRANCHES OF THE POPLITEAL ARTERY





  • Sural



  • Superior, middle and inferior genicular



  • Anterior tibial, giving off the following before becoming the dorsalis pedis artery (see below)




    • Posterior and anterior tibial recurrent



    • Anterior medial and anterior lateral malleolar




  • Posterior tibial , giving off




    • Circumflex fibularis



    • Fibular ( peroneal ), giving off




      • Nutrient to the fibula



      • Perforating



      • Communicating



      • Lateral malleolar



      • Calcanean




    • Nutrient to the tibia



    • Communicating



    • Medial malleolar



    • Calcanean



    • Medial plantar—see below



    • Lateral plantar—see below






BRANCHES OF THE DORSALIS PEDIS ARTERY



Aug 10, 2019 | Posted by in ORTHOPEDIC | Comments Off on ARTERIES
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