Superficial femoral artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The superficial femoral artery is a continuation of the common femoral artery at the point where the profunda femoris branches. It is the main artery of the lower limb and is, therefore, critical in the supply of oxygenated blood to the leg.


Anatomy: Lower limb
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rID: 24865
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
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