Deep palmar venous arch
|Vein: Deep palmar venous arch|
|Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. (Deep palmar venous arch not visible, but diagram shows location of corresponding artery.)|
|Latin||arcus venosus palmaris profundus|
|Gray's||subject #172 663|
|Source||palmar metacarpal veins|
|Drains to||radial vein|
|Artery||deep palmar arch|
The deep palmar arch is accompanied by a pair of venae comitantes which constitute the deep palmar venous arch. It receives the veins corresponding to the branches of the arterial arch: the palmar metacarpal veins.
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