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Arm and Leg Veins – Anatomy + Terminology

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Confusion as to which veins of arms and legs are superficial and which are deep can lead to misclassification superficial thrombophlebitis and DVT and, thus, to incorrect treatment decisions.

A. Arm Veins

Graph of  Arm vein terminology