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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Femoral Artery and Branches.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System

Femoral Artery and Branches.

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Image of femoral artery and branches

AL, Adductor longus muscle; A., VF, femoral artery and vein; A., VLCF, lateral femoral circumflex artery and vein; A., VPF, profunda femoris artery and vein; F, femoral vein; IE, inferior epigastric artery; LCF, lateral femoral circumflex artery; MCF, medial femoral circumflex artery; MS, magna saphena vein; MTPC, medial circumflex-profunda trunk; TPC, profunda femoris-medial circumflex (perfectus) trunk.

A: The femoral vein is doubled. No large arterial vessel passes in front of the femoral vein.

B: The profunda femoris-circumflex trunk is seen passing through an aperture formed in the femoral vein.

C: The profunda femoris-medial circumflex trunk is seen passing through an aperture formed in the femoral vein.

From Adachi, B. Anatomie der Japaner. Das Arteriensystem der Japaner Vedag der Kaiserlich Japanischen Universität zu Kyoto. In Kommission bei "Maruzen Co.", Kyoto und Tokyo. Gedruckt: von "Kenkyusha" in Tokyo, 1928.

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