Variant origin of the profunda femoris artery

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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
Published: 8th May 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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