Ischiadic artery

- See:
      - Arterial Development :

- Discussion:

    - placental circulation has been developed & umbilical arteries have attained significant size when the lower limb bud arises;
    - where umbilical artery lies near the root of the limb bud, it gives off small branch, the Ischiadic artery, that serves for a time as
               axial artery of the limb

Inferior Gluteal Artery (Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation)

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:24 pm