Deep palmar venous arch

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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 p.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.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.