Accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve
|Artery: Accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve|
|The arteries of the gluteal and posterior femoral regions. (Comitans nervi ischiadici labeled near center.)|
|Latin||arteria comitans nervi ischiadici|
|Gray's||subject #155 620|
|Source||inferior gluteal artery|
The accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve is a long, slender vessel, which accompanies the sciatic nerve for a short distance; it then penetrates it, and runs in its substance to the lower part of the thigh.
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Arteries of torso - abdomen
(superior vesical, to ductus deferens) – inferior vesical – middle rectal – uterine (azygos of the vagina) – vaginal – obturator (anterior branch, posterior branch) – internal pudendal (inferior rectal, perineal, artery of the urethral bulb, urethral, deep artery of the penis, dorsal artery of the penis) – inferior gluteal (accompanying of ischiadic nerve, crucial anastomosis)
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