Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Volar aspect of forearm

Superficial veins and nerves in right cubital fossa, close-up view

Image #96-7

KEYWORDS: Fascia ligaments and tendons, Neuralnetwork, Peripheral nervous system.

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Volar aspect of forearm
Superficial veins and nerves in right cubital fossa, close-up view
The cubital fossa (11) is covered by a layer of fascia which blends with the lacertus fibrosus (13) and which is continuous with the antibrachial fascia (9).
1 . Cephalic vein
2 . Subcutaneous plexus of veins
3 . Deep lamina of superficial fascia
4 . Communication between superficial and deep veins
5 . Median cubital vein
6 . Lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve
7 . Branches of lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve
8 . Branch middle antebrachial cutaneous nerve
9 . Antibrachial fascia
10 . Median antebrachial vein
11 . Location of cubital fossa (covered by fascia)
12 . Anterior branch middle antebrachial cutaneous nerve
13 . Bicipital aponeurosis
14 . Basilic vein
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