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Lymph Vessels of Forearm (Left)
Lymphoid System

Lymph Vessels of Forearm (Left)

Vasa lymphatica antebrachii

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Description

Lymph of the upper limb is collected by vessels and nodes that are divided into superficial and deep groups. The superficial lymph vessels travel in the loose epifascial connective tissue of the upper limb and collect lymph from the forearm and hand and transport it to the axillary lymph nodes. The deep lymph vessels of the upper limb primarily accompany the radial, ulnar, and interosseous vessels in the forearm and the brachial vessels in the arm and transport lymph to the axilla.

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