dorsal metacarpal veins

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dor·sal met·a·car·pal veins

three veins on the dorsum of the hand draining blood from the four medial digits into the dorsal venous network of the hand.
Synonym(s): venae metacarpales dorsales [TA]
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Venous drainage of the hypothenar region is provided through three separate systems, namely, superficial palmar veins, digital artery concomitant vein, and dorsal metacarpal veins.[4] Ideally, we support including two of these three systems in the flap during flap elevation.