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Peroneal Artery

- Discussion:
    - largest branch of the posterior tibial artery  is peroneal artery arising high in leg and coursing downward in posterior compartment lateral 
           to and deeper than the posterior tibial artery;
           - lies in the deep posterior compartment, just medial to fibula, just posterior to tibialis posterior, and just anterior to the FHL;
    - sends numerous branches to adjacent muscles;
    - sends branches through the interosseous membrane to muscles in the anterior compartment & nutrient artery to fibula;
    - lateral compartment  of leg has no artery proper to it;
    - after sending off an anterior perforating artery peroneal artery ends as lateral calcaneal artery

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