Which arteries arise from the internal iliac artery?
|Source||Common iliac artery|
|Branches||iliolumbar artery, lateral sacral artery, superior gluteal artery, inferior gluteal artery, middle rectal artery, uterine artery, obturator artery, inferior vesical artery, superior vesical artery, obliterated umbilical artery, internal pudendal artery|
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In this regard, where does the internal iliac artery come from?
The internal iliac artery is the major artery of the pelvis. It originates at the bifurcation of the common iliac artery into its internal and external branches, as shown in Figure 1. This approximately occurs at vertebral level L5-S1.
Subsequently, question is, how do you remember the branches of the internal iliac artery? Branches of internal iliac artery (mnemonic)
- I: iliolumbar artery.
- L: lateral sacral artery.
- G: gluteal (superior and inferior) arteries.
- P: (internal) pudendal artery.
- I: inferior vesical (vaginal in females) artery, and superior vesical artery.
- M: middle rectal artery.
- V: vaginal artery (females only)
- O: obturator artery.
Beside this, what Does internal iliac artery supply?
The internal iliac artery (also known as the hypogastric artery) is the smaller terminal branch of the common iliac artery. It supplies the pelvic walls, pelvic viscera, external genitalia, perineum, buttock and medial part of the thigh.
How many internal iliac arteries are there?
The internal iliac artery divides into two trunks called anterior and posterior. The anterior trunk gives off eight further branches while the posterior trunk has three branches.
Internal iliac artery.
|Origin||Common iliac artery|
|Posterior trunk branches||Iliolumbar, lateral sacral, superior gluteal arteries|