lateral circumflex femoral artery

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lat·er·al cir·cum·flex fem·o·ral ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, profunda femoris; distribution, hip joint, thigh muscles; anastomoses, medial circumflex femoral, inferior gluteal, superior gluteal.

lat·er·al cir·cum·flex fem·o·ral ar·te·ry

(lat'ĕr-ăl sĕr'kŭm-fleks fem'ŏr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, profunda femoris; distribution, hip joint, thigh muscles; anastomoses, medial circumflex femoral, inferior gluteal, superior gluteal.
Synonym(s): arteria circumflexa femoris lateralis, lateral circumflex artery of thigh, lateral femoral circumflex artery.
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CTA revealed active contrast extravasation from the ascending and descending branches of lateral femoral circumflex artery (LFCA), which arises from the PFA [Figure 3].
Shift pedicled iliac bone with ascending branch of lateral femoral circumflex artery in treatment of femoral neck fractures in young adults (in Chinese).
This ring is formed predominantly by contributions from the medial femoral circumflex artery posteriorly, with smaller contributions from the lateral femoral circumflex artery anteriorly.

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