Cephalic vein

Dscn1798.jpg (77632 bytes) Dscn1799.jpg (72478 bytes) Lateral view, left shoulder

The cephalic vein is observed on the superficial, lateral side of the forearm and arm.  Inferior to the clavicle it passes into the axilla where it joins the axillary vein.  The axillary vein passes through the thoracic wall to become the subclavian vein.

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