Descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery

The descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery descends from the lateral aspect of the femoral neck and extends as far as the knee where it provides blood to the patellar network (the complex arterial anastomosis around the knee).

Summary

Anatomy: Lower limb
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Article information

rID: 24871
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Tag: artery
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