Radial veins

Radial veins

The deep veins of the upper extremity. (Radial deep veins labeled at bottom right.)
deep palmar venous arch
Drains to brachial veins
Artery radial artery
Latin venae radiales
TA A12.3.08.031
FMA 70898

Anatomical terminology

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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