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Arteries of Hand (Left)
Cardiovascular System

Arteries of Hand (Left)

Arteriae manus

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Description

The vascular supply to the hand and wrist arises from the distal branches of the radial and ulnar arteries. Since the hand can be held in many positions, its vascular supply is highly branched and a rich anastomotic network is present.

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