Dorsal metacarpal veins

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Vein: Dorsal metacarpal veins
The veins on the dorsum of the hand.
Latin venae metacarpales dorsales
Gray's subject #172 660
Source dorsal digital veins
Drains to dorsal venous network of hand
Artery dorsal metacarpal arteries
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The dorsal digital veins from the adjacent sides of the fingers unite to form three dorsal metacarpal veins, which end in a dorsal venous net-work opposite the middle of the metacarpus.

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