Variant origin of the profunda femoris artery

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

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Peripheral arterial occlusive disease.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Female

The origin of the profunda femoris is normally located about 4.2 cm below the middle of the inguinal ligament 1. In this case, the right profunda originates 2.4 cm, the left 7.4 cm below.

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Case information

rID: 17720
Case created: 8th May 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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