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DORSAL VENOUS NETWORK

Anatomy-Upper Limb

DORSAL VENOUS NETWORK

1. Large veins that lie superficially beneath the dorsal skin and drain the palm so that pressure of gripping does not impede venous return.
2. Drains on the radial side into the cephalic vein.
3. Drains on the ulnar side into the basilic vein.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 20 Nov. 2018].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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