Anterior lateral malleolar artery
|Artery: Anterior lateral malleolar artery|
|Anterior tibial and dorsalis pedis arteries. (Ant. lat. malleolar labeled at bottom left.)|
|Latin||arteria malleolaris anterior lateralis|
|Gray's||subject #160 635|
|Source||anterior tibial artery|
The anterior lateral malleolar artery (lateral anterior malleolar artery, external malleolar artery) passes beneath the tendons of the Extensor digitorum longus and Peronæus tertius and supplies the lateral side of the ankle, anastomosing with the perforating branch of the peroneal artery, and with ascending twigs from the lateral tarsal artery.
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