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Internal iliac artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Common iliac artery

D: Main blood supply to pelvic organs, gluteal muscles and perineum

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Umbilical artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Anterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Divides to superior vesical artery (distributes to superior aspect of urinary bladder; often ductus deferens in male)

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Obturator artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Anterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Pelvic muscles, nutrient artery to ilium and head of femur

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Superior vesical artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Patent part of umbilical artery

D: Superior aspect of urinary bladder; often ductus deferens in male

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Internal pudendal artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Anterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Main artery to perineum, including muscles of anal canal and perineum; skin and urogenital triangle; erectile bodies

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Inferior gluteal artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Anterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Piriformis, coccygeus, levator ani and gluteal muscles

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Gonadal (testicular and ovarian) arteries Origin? Distribution?

O: Abdominal aorta

D: Descends retroperitoneally to supply testis and ovaries respectively

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Iliolumbar artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Posterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Iliacus, psoas major, quadratus lumborum muscles and cauda equina in vertebral canal

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Lateral sacral artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Posterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Piriformis and vertebral canal

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Superior gluteal artery Origin? Distribution?

O: Posterior division of internal iliac artery

D: Gluteal muscles and tensor fascia latae