- See: Sural nerve:
- arises from popliteal artery or from sural artery;
- it runs adjacent to Sural Nerve, & regularly giving off small branches to it;
- it gives off a branch to skin that supplies upper part of the calf, which corresponds to the subfascial course of nerve and its artery;
- artery gives off small branches to the skin only in lower two-thirds of the leg, corresponding to the suprafascial course
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, August 19, 2011 12:19 pm