Variation in Branching Pattern of Dorsalis Pedis Artery- A Cadaveric Study

Academia Anatomica International

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Title Variation in Branching Pattern of Dorsalis Pedis Artery- A Cadaveric Study
Creator T Sadeesh
G Prabavathy
Subject Dorsalis pedis artery
Description Background: The present study was conducted to assess the variation of the branching pattern of the dorsalis pedis artery. Subjects and Methods: The present cadaveric study was conducted on 46 lower limbs of both genders. Dorsalis pedis artery was identified and tracked down, the origin, branching pattern and the course were noted. Results: Out of 46 limbs, 26 were of males and 20 were of males. Type A was seen in 24, B in 8, C in 3, D in 3, E in 2, F in 1, G in 1, H in 1, I in 1 and J in 2 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Authors found that the Dorsalis pedis artery has variations in branching patterns. The most common type identified was typed A.
Publisher Society for Health Care & Research Development
Date 2020-12-22
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Format application/pdf
Source Academia Anatomica International; Vol 6 No 2 (2020): July-December 2020; 50-52
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Author

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