Dorsal digital veins of the hand

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Vein: Dorsal digital veins of the hand
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The veins on the dorsum of the hand.
Gray's subject #172 660
Drains to dorsal metacarpal veins
Artery dorsal digital arteries

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The dorsal digital veins of the hand pass along the sides of the fingers and are joined to one another by oblique communicating branches. Those from the adjacent sides of the fingers unite to form three dorsal metacarpal veins.


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