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Rare arterial variation: a common trunk from the external iliac artery for the obturator, inferior epigastric and profunda femoris arteries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9060117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this anomaly, observed in the right pelvic region of a female newborn cadaver among 100 studied (1%), a common arterial trunk arose from the medial side of the external iliac a. 1 cm proximal to the inguinal ligament. The trunk first divided into an ascending branch, which finally divided into the obturator and inferior epigastric arteries, and a descending branch, the profunda femoris a. from which arose the medial circumflex femoral a. The origin of the profunda femoris, obturator and inferior epigastric aa. is explained on the basis of the embryologic development and their course and variations are compared with reports in the literature.
S Bilgiç; B Sahin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0930-1038     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Radiol Anat     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-23     Completed Date:  1997-05-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608029     Medline TA:  Surg Radiol Anat     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Epigastric Arteries / anatomy & histology*
Femoral Artery / anatomy & histology*
Iliac Artery / abnormalities,  anatomy & histology*
Infant, Newborn
Pelvis / blood supply*

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