Dorsal carpal branch of the radial artery
|Artery: Dorsal carpal branch of the radial artery|
|Arteries of the back of the forearm and hand.|
|Latin||ramus carpalis dorsalis arteriae radialis|
|Gray's||subject #151 594|
|Branches||dorsal carpal arch|
The dorsal carpal branch of the radial artery (posterior radial carpal artery) is a small vessel which arises beneath the extensor tendons of the thumb; crossing the carpus transversely toward the medial border of the hand, it anastomoses with the dorsal carpal branch of the ulnar artery.
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