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glossary:regional_lymph_nodes

Lymph nodes in the region of the primary tumor. A lymph node that drains lymph fluid from the area around a cancer.

Regional Lymph Nodes by Primary Site:

  • External Ear/Auditory Canal - Pre and Post-auricular (Mastoid)
  • Face, Other (cheek, chin, forehead, jaw, nose and temple) - Preauricular, Facial, Submental, Submandibular
  • Scalp - Preauricular, Occipital, Spinal Accessory (Posterior Cervical), Post-auricular (Mastoid)
  • Neck - Preauricular, Occipital, Spinal Accessory (Posterior Cervical), Submental, Supraclavicular, Axillary,
  • Arm/Shoulder - Axillary, Spinal Accessory (for shoulder), Epitrochlear (for hand/arm)
  • Vulva/Penis/Scrotum - Femoral (Superficial Inguinal), Deep Inguinal
glossary/regional_lymph_nodes.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)