Accessory cephalic vein
|Vein: Accessory cephalic vein|
|Superficial veins of the upper limb. (Accessory cephalic labeled at center left.)|
|Latin||vena cephalica accessoria|
|Gray's||subject #172 662|
|Source||dorsal venous network of hand|
|Drains to||cephalic vein|
In some cases the accessory cephalic springs from the cephalic above the wrist and joins it again higher up.
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