lateral tarsal artery

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lat·er·al tar·sal ar·ter·y

origin, dorsalis pedis artery; distribution, tarsal joints and extensor digitorum brevis muscle; anastomoses, arcuate, peroneal, lateral plantar, anterior lateral malleolar.
Synonym(s): arteria tarsalis lateralis [TA]
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Key: A- Dorsalis pedis artery; B- lateral tarsal artery; C- Medial tarsal artery; D- Distal; D1- 1st dorsal metatarsal artery; D2- 2nd dorsal metatarsal artery; D33rd dorsal metatarsal artery; D4- 4th dorsal metatarsal artery; E- Arcuate artery; LLateral; M- Medial; PProximal
These axial pattern vessels make a series of interconnections with perforating vessels in the region of the lateral malleolus10-11 such as lateral tarsal artery, which emanates from the anterior tibial vessel.