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Fibular artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Geon Oh et al.

The fibular or peroneal artery is one of the three 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

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

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Article information

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

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