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glossary:parotid_lymph_nodes

Intra or extra glandular nodes.

Receives drainage from external artery canal, eustachian tube, adjacent skin, buccal mucosa. (skin squamous cell cancer and melanoma frequently metastasize to this group). Drainage is to high internal jugular chain.

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