Deep branch of medial circumflex femoral artery

The deep branch runs obliquely upward upon the tendon of the obturator externus and in front of the quadratus femoris toward the trochanteric fossa, where it anastomoses with twigs from the superior gluteal artery and inferior gluteal artery.

Deep branch of medial circumflex femoral artery
The profunda femoris artery, femoral artery and their major branches - right thigh, anterior view. Circumflex femoral arteries labeled.
Sourcemedial circumflex femoral artery
Latinramus profundus arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis
Anatomical terminology


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 630 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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