Medial plantar artery
|Artery: Medial plantar artery|
|The plantar arteries. Deep view. (Medial plantar artery visible at upper right.)|
|The plantar arteries. Superficial view. (Medial plantar artery visible at center left.)|
|Latin||a. plantaris medialis|
|Gray's||subject #162 639|
|Source||posterior tibial artery|
The medial plantar artery (internal plantar artery), much smaller than the lateral, passes forward along the medial side of the foot.
Small superficial digital branches accompany the digital branches of the medial plantar nerve and join the plantar metatarsal arteries of the first three spaces.
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