Dorsal digital arteries

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Artery: Dorsal digital arteries
Latin arteriae digitales dorsales manus
arteria digitalis dorsalis
Gray's p.594
Source dorsal metacarpal arteries
Vein dorsal digital veins

Dorsal digital arteries arise from the bifurcation of dorsal metacarpal arteries. They travel along the sides and dorsal aspects of the phalanges of the middle finger, ring finger, and little finger. They communicate with the proper palmar digital arteries.

They run with the dorsal digital nerves of ulnar nerve and dorsal digital nerves of radial nerve.

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