Anterior tibial vein

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Geon Oh et al.

The anterior tibial veins, continuations of the venae comitantes of the dorsalis pedis artery, leave the anterior compartment between the tibia and fibula and pass through the proximal end of the interosseous membrane. They unite with the posterior tibial veins to form the popliteal vein at the distal border of the popliteus muscle, as it enters the popliteal fossa.

Lower limb anatomy
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rID: 45254
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
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