Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dorsal aspect of right forearm

Superficial layer of extensor muscles, general view

Image #106-1

KEYWORDS: Forearm, Vasculature, Overview.

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Dorsal aspect of right forearm
Superficial layer of extensor muscles, general view
The antibrachial fascia has been removed and the brachial fascia cut away from the lower part of the arm.
1 . Brachial fascia
2 . Dorsal antebrachial cutaneous nerve
3 . Triceps brachii muscle
4 . Olecranon
5 . Anconeus muscle
6 . Extensor carpi ulnaris muscle
7 . Extensor digiti minimi muscle
8 . Tributary of basiic vein (communicates with dorsal interosseous veins)
9 . Common extensor digitorum muscle
10 . Styloid process of ulna
11 . Dorsal hand branch of ulnar nerve
12 . Cephalic vein
13 . Brachialis muscle
14 . Brachioradialis muscle
15 . Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle
16 . Extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle
17 . Abductor pollicis longus muscle
18 . Extensor pollicis brevis muscle
19 . Superficial branch of radial nerve
20 . Dorsal carpal ligament
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