Superficial palmar venous arch

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Superficial palmar venous arch
Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. (Superficial palmar venous arch not visible, but diagram shows location of corresponding artery.)
Source common palmar digital veins
Drains to ulnar vein
Artery superficial palmar arch
Latin arcus venosus palmaris superficialis
TA A12.3.08.026
FMA 22914
Anatomical terminology

The superficial palmar arch is accompanied by a pair of venae comitantes which constitute the superficial palmar venous arch. It receives the veins corresponding to the branches of the superficial arterial arch: the common palmar digital veins.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)