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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Variations in Origin of the Obturator Artery Arising from the Internal Iliac Artery

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

Variations in Origin of the Obturator Artery Arising from the Internal Iliac Artery

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

Peer Review Status: Internally reviewed


Image of variations in origin of the obturator artery arising from teh internal iliac artery

IL., Iliolumbar; F., Superior gluteal; 1. Inferior Gluteal; Ho., Internal Pudendal; He., Middle Rectal; P., Prostato - inferior vesical; V-D., Vesico-deferental; Vaa., Superior Vesicals; O., Obturator. The obturator artery is blackened, it leaves the pelvis via an opening in the obturator membrane closing the obturator foramen.

from Dubreuil-Chambardel, 1925.

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