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Deep Femoral Artery

Summary Information: Deep Femoral Artery

Deep Femoral Artery: The deep femoral artery is a major systemic artery of the leg. It branches off from the external iliac artery in the upper thigh area. The deep femoral artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the thigh. Blood flows from the heart into the aorta, the common iliac artery, the external iliac artery and finally the deep femoral artery.

Conditions that can afflict the deep femoral artery include peripheral artery disease, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, high cholesterol, occlusion, aneurysm, thrombosis, embolism, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Deep Femoral Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Deep Femoral Artery

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Other Names: Deep Femoral Artery

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Deep Femoral Artery

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