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glossary:anterior_cervical_lymph_nodes

Anterior jugular: superficial. Follows the course of the external jugular vein. Receives drainage from skin and muscles of the anterior neck. Drains to the thoracic duct.

Paraesophageal group: Tracheal esophageal groove nodes and delphian node. Abnormal delphian node is often an indicator subglottic laryngeal cancer extension.

This group receives drainages from hypopharynx, larynx, thyroid, and esophagus. Drainage is then to the thoracic duct.

glossary/anterior_cervical_lymph_nodes.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)