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Dorsalis Pedis

Summary Information: Dorsalis Pedis

Dorsalis Pedis: The dorsalis pedis is a major systemic artery of the foot. The dorsalis pedis branches off from the anterior tibial artery and supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the top of the foot. Blood flows from the common iliac artery to the external iliac artery, the femoral artery, the popliteal artery, the anterior tibial artery, and finally the dorsalis pedis.

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

Closely Related Organs: Dorsalis Pedis

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Dorsalis Pedis

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Dorsalis Pedis

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