CIRCUMFLEX FIBULAR ARTERY

 

ORIGIN: Posterior tibial artery.

COURSE/DISTRIBUTION: This artery takes its origin from the posterior tibial artery and winds around the neck of the fibula in order to enter the soleus which it perforates. It anastomoses with many vessels and takes parting in the genicular anastomosis. It sometimes arises from the posterior tibial artery.

BRANCHES: Articular branches to the knee joint and also the bones of that joint

 

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