Popliteal

Popliteal refers to anatomical structures located in the back of the knee:

  • Popliteal artery
  • Popliteal vein
  • Popliteal fossa
  • Popliteal lymph nodes
  • Popliteal nerves
  • Popliteal pterygium

Other articles related to "popliteal":

Posterior Branch Of Obturator Nerve - Articular Branch For The Knee-joint
... which transmits the femoral artery, and enters the popliteal fossa it then descends upon the popliteal artery, as far as the back part of the knee-joint, where it perforates the oblique ... It gives filaments to the popliteal artery ...
Adductor Hiatus
... the passage of the femoral vessels from the anterior thigh to the posterior thigh and then the popliteal fossa ... Those vessels become the popliteal vessels (popliteal artery and popliteal vein) immediately after they leave the hiatus, where they form a network of anastomoses ...
Popliteal Fossa
... The popliteal fossa (sometimes referred to colloquially as the knee pit) is a shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint ... The bones of the popliteal fossa are the femur and the tibia ...
Small Saphenous Vein - Path
... Usually drains into the popliteal vein approximately at or above the level of the knee joint ... short saphenous vein joining the common gastrocnemius vein before drain in the popliteal vein ... Sometimes doesn't contact with the popliteal vein but go up to drain in the great saphenous vein at a variable level ...