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18. Venogram — forearm

The forearm is pronated in this view. Most of the venous drainage of the upper limb is via a superficial network of veins which unite to form the basilic and cepahlic veins. The cephalic vein ascends the anterolateral border of the forearm and runs along the lateral border of the biceps in the arm. The basilic vein ascends on the posterior surface of the medial forearm and below the elbow it courses anteriorly to reach the cubital fossa. It ascends the arm medial to the biceps. The median cubital vein connects the cephalic to the basilic vein.