Ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery
|Artery: Ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery|
|The profunda femoris artery, femoral artery and their major branches - right thigh, anterior view. Circumflex femoral arteries labeled.|
|Latin||ramus ascendens arteriae circumflexae femoris lateralis|
|Gray's||subject #157 630|
|Source||lateral circumflex femoral artery|
The ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery passes upward, beneath the tensor fasciae latae muscle, to the lateral aspect of the hip, and anastomoses with the terminal branches of the superior gluteal artery and deep circumflex iliac artery.
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