THE TERMINATION OF THE CEPHALIC VEIN IN THE CUBITAL FOSSA: A CADAVERIC CASE REPORT

SUPERFICIAL VEIN VARIATIONS

Authors

  • Dawit Woldeyes Bahir Dar University

Keywords:

Cephalic vein, Upper limb, Superficial veins, Variations.

Abstract

Venous blood from the upper extremities is drained through two sets of veins the deep and superficial. The main superficial veins of the upper limb, the cephalic and basilic, originate in the subcutaneous tissue on the dorsum of the hand. Reported here is a case of unilateral variation of the cephalic vein observed during dissection class for first-year medical students. knowledge of variations of vessels may greatly contribute to the success of surgical, invasive and radiological procedures.

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Published

2020-12-31