dorsalis pedis artery

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dor·sa·lis pe·dis ar·ter·y

continuation of anterior tibial artery distal to the ankle joint; branches, lateral tarsal, arcuate, first dorsal metatarsal; anastomoses, with the lateral plantar via the deep plantar artery.
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dor·sa·lis pe·dis ar·te·ry

(dor-sā'lis ped'is ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Continuation of anterior tibial artery after crossing ankle; branches, lateral tarsal, arcuate, dorsal metatarsal; anastomosis, lateral plantar, forms the plantar arch.
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Hypoplastic anterior tibial artery associated with continuation of fibular (peroneal) artery as dorsalis pedis artery. A case report.
Anatomical study of dorsalis pedis artery and its clinical correlations.
Repair of a true dorsalis pedis artery saccular aneurysm.
Groff, "Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the dorsalis pedis artery in a child," Journal of Trauma, vol.
After reduction, the dorsalis pedis artery and the posterior tibial artery were palpable.
The lateral plantar artery passes obliquely across the sole of the foot forming the plantar arterial arch that is completed by a deep branch from the dorsalis pedis artery (Standring; Moore et al, 2010; Kelikian & Sarrafian, 2011).
Similarly ankle blood pressure was taken first by palpatory method with cuff placed just above the ankle and then measuring colour Doppler blood flow in dorsalis pedis artery or posterior tibial artery of both feet.
ABI was calculated by this formula: ABI = (maximum systolic pressure of dorsalis pedis artery or tibialis posterior) / (maximum systolic pressure of brachial artery).
On Arterial Colour Doppler of both lower limbs, the left anterior tibial, posterior tibial and dorsalis pedis artery showed sluggish colour flow and obstructive graph pattern.
Careful examination must be carried out to rule out compression or laceration of the dorsalis pedis artery.22 Radiographically, severe malalignment between the fourth and fifth metatarsals and the cuboid can be seen in most cases.
Left femoral & popliteal arteries were weakly palpable and left dorsalis pedis artery was not palpable at all.