Dorsal venous network of hand

Dorsal venous network of hand

The veins on the dorsum of the hand. (Dorsal venous network labeled at center right.)
Drains from hand
dorsal metacarpal veins
Drains to cephalic vein, basilic vein
Latin rete venosum dorsale manus
TA A12.3.08.023
FMA 67977

Anatomical terminology

The dorsal venous network of the hand is a network of veins formed by the dorsal metacarpal veins.

It is found on the back of the hand and gives rise to veins such as the cephalic vein and the basilic vein.

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