System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Modality: Diagram

- “ Anatomy of the superficial veins of the upper limb. Original diagram from Gray's anatomy, now out of copyright. This diagram has been reproduced ...”

Used in the following article:

  • Median cubital vein - “ The median cubital vein is the superficial vein overlying the bicipital aponeurosis in the roof of the cubital fossa, commonly cannulated for intr...”
  • Median antebrachial vein - “ The median antebrachial vein is a superficial vein of the anterior forearm that drains the superficial structures of the forearm and wrist between...”
  • Cephalic vein - “ The cephalic vein, along with the basilic vein, is one of the primary superficial veins that drain the upper limb 1. It courses through both the f...”
  • Basilic vein - “ The basilic vein, along with the cephalic vein, is one of the primary superficial veins that drain the upper limb 1. It courses through both the f...”
  • Cubital fossa - “ The cubital fossa (a.k.a. antecubital fossa) (plural: fossae) is a triangular space which forms the transition between the arm and the forearm. It...”

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