Intercapitular veins of the hand

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Vein: Intercapitular veins of the hand
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The superficial veins of the upper extremity. (Intercapitular veins not labeled, but visible at bottom.)
Latin venae intercapitulares manus
Gray's p.661
Source palmar digital veins
Drains to median antebrachial vein

The volar digital veins on each finger are connected to the dorsal digital veins by oblique intercapitular veins. They drain into a venous plexus which is situated over the thenar and hypothenar eminences and across the front of the wrist.

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