Fibular artery

The fibular or peroneal artery is one of the 3 arteries of the leg, along with the anterior and posterior tibial arteries.

Gross anatomy

Origin and course
Branches
  • muscular branches
  • nutrient artery
  • perforating branches
  • communicating branch
  • calcaneal branches

Variant anatomy

Lower limb anatomy
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Article information

rID: 45142
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Peroneal artery

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