Fibular artery

Last revised by Dr Yusra Sheikh on 21 Oct 2021

The fibular artery (also known as peroneal artery) is one of the three arteries of the leg, along with the anterior and posterior tibial arteries.

Gross anatomy

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

Variant anatomy

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: leg arteries (Gray's illustrations)
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