Radial and Ulnar Veins
Venae comitantes of the radial artery and ulnar artery respectively. They join together to form the brachial vein.
Venae comitantes of the brachial artery.
A continuation of the brachial vein.
Is the continuation of the axillary vein.
Formed by the confluence of the subclavian and jugular veins.
*The right and left innominate veins join to form the superior vena cava.
Courses along the medial aspect (ulnar side) of the forearm and communicates with the cephalic veins via the medial cubital vein. It continues up the medial aspect of the upper arm to join the brachial vein to become the axillary vein.
Courses along the lateral aspect (radial side) of the forearm and communicates with the basilic vein via the medial cubital vein. It continues up the anterolateral aspect of the upper arm where it empties into the axillary vein.
Last Modified: 10/13/2010