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

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

Femoral Artery Branches

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

Peer Review Status: Internally reviewed


Image of femoral artery and branches

Left: The Lateral circumflex (CE); Quadriceps Q; and Deep femoral (Pr) arteries arise independently from the Femoral. The medial circumflex (CI) arises from the deep femoral and superficial epigastric (CS) and paired external pudendal arteries (H) arise from the femoral in this case.

Right:In this case the lateral circumflex (CE), Quadriceps (Q), and the Deep femoral arteries arise as a common trunk from the Femoral. The superficial epigastric and paired external pudendal arteries arise from the femoral.

from Dubreuil-Chambardel, 1925.

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