Accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve

Jump to: navigation, search
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   
/ Elsevier

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

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.

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant.