HIGH ORIGIN OF PROFUNDA FEMORIS ARTERY - A CASE REPORT

  • Ashwinikumar Waghmare Assistant Professor, Dept. of Rachana Shareera, N.K.J. Ayurvedic Medical College and P.G. Center, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Malashri Bhimshetty Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Rachana Shareera, N.K.J. Ayurvedic Medical College and P.G. Center, Bidar, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Profunda Femoris Artery (PFA) arises from lateral aspect of femoral artery 3.5 cm distal to inguinal ligament. It gives lateral and medial circumflex femoral arteries from lateral and medial aspect respectively. Following variation was reported in right lower limb of a 60 year male cadaver, during routine dissection for medical students. Profunda Femoris Artery (PFA) arose from lateral aspect of femoral artery 1 cm distal to inguinal ligament, running laterally and down words parallel to femoral artery the profunda femoris passed beneath rectus femoris, sartorius and vastus medialis successively, finally pierced adductor magnus as forth perforator artery, 6 cm above knee joint.

Published
2017-11-10
How to Cite
WAGHMARE, Ashwinikumar; BHIMSHETTY, Malashri. HIGH ORIGIN OF PROFUNDA FEMORIS ARTERY - A CASE REPORT. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 5, p. 188 - 190, nov. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/429>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i05.10276.