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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Volar aspect of forearm

Ulnar artery in cubital fossa

Image #98-2

KEYWORDS: Forearm, Peripheral nervous system.

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Volar aspect of forearm
Ulnar artery in cubital fossa
1 . Communicating branch from musculocutaneus nerve to median nerve (similar branches are commonly found higher in the arm as accessory parts of the lateral head of the median nerve)
2 . Biceps brachii muscle
3 . Brachioradialis muscle (retracted laterally)
4 . Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle
5 . Upper pointer: Lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve Lower pointer: Radial artery
6 . Supinator muscle
7 . Area of insertion of pronator teres muscle
8 . Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle (radial head)
9 . Brachial artery and vein
10 . Median nerve
11 . Brachialis muscle
12 . Nerve to flexor carpi radialis muscle (see previous view)
13 . Anterior recurrent ulnar artery
14 . Pronator teres muscle (ulnar head)
15 . Dorsal recurrent ulnar artery
16 . Ulnar artery
17 . Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle (humeral head)
18 . Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle