Ascending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery

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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   
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
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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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