Absence of the posterior tibial artery. A case report

D PorattCalifornia College of Podiatric Medicine, University of Southern California, Lake View Terrace 91342.

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In the case presented, the arteriograms showed that the peroneal artery had replaced the absent posterior tibial artery. The peroneal artery coursed medially below the ankle joint to become the plantar arteries of the foot. This has been previously described in the medical literature.