Dorsal aspect of hand

Superficial nerves and vessels of right hand, general view

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Dorsal aspect of hand
Superficial nerves and vessels of right hand, general view
The antibrachial fascia and the dorsal fascia of the hand have been removed. The dorsal carpal ligament remains in place.
1 . Dorsal antebrachial cutaneous nerve
2 . Extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle
3 . Cephalic vein
4 . Abductor pollicis longus muscle
5 . Superficial branch of radial nerve
6 . Extensor pollicis brevis muscle
7 . Anastomosis between superficial branch of radial nerve and dorsal antebrachial cutaneous nerve
8 . Position of compartment deep to dorsal carpal ligament for extensor pollicis longus muscle
9 . Dorsal interosseous muscle I
10 . Dorsal digital nerves of radial nerve
11 . Dorsal digital artery
12 . Dorsal digital nerves of ulnar nerve
13 . Dorsal interosseous fascia
14 . Branches of dorsal hand branch of ulnar nerve
15 . Dorsal carpal ligament
16 . Extensor digiti minimi muscle
17 . Common extensor digitorum muscle