Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2019 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Acupuncture Point “Hegu” (LI4) Is Close to the Vascular Branch from the Superficial Branch of the Radial Nerve

Figure 3

Dissection photographs showing the vascular branches (VBs) of the superficial branch of the radial nerve (SBRN) on the right side. (a) Dissection photographs on the radial side after removal of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. (b) Dissection photographs on the dorsal side after removal of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. RA, radial artery; SBRN, superficial branch of radial nerve; ECRB, extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon; EPB, extensor pollicis brevis muscle. Black arrowheads indicate the vascular branches (VBs). (P), proximal (D), distal.


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