Radial veins

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Vein: Radial veins
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The deep veins of the upper extremity. (Radial deep veins labeled at bottom right.)
Latin venae radiales
Gray's p.663
Source deep palmar venous arch
Drains to brachial veins
Artery radial artery

In anatomy, the radial veins are venae comitantes that accompany the radial artery through the back of the hand and the lateral aspect of the forearm. They join the ulnar veins to form the brachial veins.

They follow the same course as the radial artery.

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