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Recurrent Articular Branch of Common Fibular Nerve (Left)
Nervous System

Recurrent Articular Branch of Common Fibular Nerve (Left)

Ramus recurrens articularis nervi fibularis communis

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Quick Facts

Origin: Common fibular nerve.

Course: Accompanies anterior tibial recurrent artery.

Branches: None.

Supply: Knee and superior tibiofibular joints.

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Origin

The recurrent articular branch arises from the common fibular nerve near its termination.

Course

The recurrent articular branch of the common fibular nerve ascends to the knee joint, accompanied by the anterior tibial recurrent artery.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The recurrent articular branch of the common fibular nerve provides sensory innervation to the knee and superior tibiofibular joints.

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Common Fibular Nerve

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The common fibular nerve is derived from the posterior divisions of the ventral rami of the fourth and fifth lumbar nerves and the first and second sacral nerves.

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