circumflex femoral artery


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circumflex femoral artery

The lateral or the medial circumflex femoral artery, both of which are branches of the deep femoral artery and innervate thigh muscles.
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Scrotal reconstruction following Fournier gangrene using the medial circumflex femoral artery perforator flap.
The superior branch skirts the superior border of gluteus minimus muscle to the anterior superior iliac spine and anastomoses with the deep circumflex iliac artery and the ascending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery. The inferior branch runs through gluteus minimus muscle obliquely, supplies it and gluteus medius muscle and anastomoses with the lateral circumflex artery.

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