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Lymphatic Drainage of the Pelvis

By | 2018-03-09T05:33:12+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

This article explains lymphatic drainage of pelvis; it includes major regions like pelvis, perineum and genitals. Pelvic viscera Lymphatics from majority of pelvic viscera primarily empty within lymph nodes scattered nearby: Internal iliac arteries External iliac arteries Branches related to them. These then drain into nodes connected with the common iliac arteries and afterwards inside [...]

Lymph Nodes

By | 2018-03-08T11:47:38+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

A lymph node or lymph gland belongs to the lymphatic system and is an oval shaped or kidney-shaped organ, and it also belongs to the adaptive immune system, which are widely present all over the body. Lymphatic vessels connect them as a part of the circulatory system. In the lymphatic system the lymph node is [...]

Lymphatic Drainage of the Head and Neck

By | 2018-02-19T11:56:21+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

The cancers originating in this region have predictable patterns of spread via the chains of lymph nodes in the neck, which help the surgeons to eliminate the desirable lymph nodes, the understanding of lymphatic drainage of the head and neck is vitally essential since. The lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues in the head and [...]

Lymphatic Drainage of the Face

By | 2018-02-19T11:52:43+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

Submental Lymph Nodes They are situated just below the symphysis menti. They receive lymph from the midline of the lower lip, chin, tip of the tongue and related areas. Submandibular Lymph Nodes They are situated along with submandibular salivary gland between the layers of investing layer of deep cervical fascia. They receive lymph from the [...]

Submental Lymph Nodes

By | 2018-02-19T11:43:31+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

Submental lymph nodes are glands that are a part of the immune system and are located below the chin. Sub-mental lymph nodes consist of lymphatic tissues enclosed by a fibrous capsule. They contain scavenging white blood cells that fight infection and its spread. They act as filters that strain out potentially harmful pathogens and microorganisms [...]

Submandibular Lymph Nodes

By | 2018-02-01T09:55:13+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

The submandibular lymph nodes sit between the submandibular salivary glands, which are underneath the tongue, and the mandible, or lower jawbone. Occasionally one or more of the lymph nodes may be embedded deep within the salivary gland. The submandibular lymph nodes location is along the underside of the jaw on either side. It is responsible for lymphatic [...]

Thoracic Duct- Formation, Course, Connection, Tributaries and Development

By | 2018-02-01T09:32:16+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

The Thoracic Duct is the largest lymphatic vessel(trunk) or great lymph channel, which drains lymph into the bloodstream from the majority of the body. Appearance of the lymph in thoracic duct is milky white since it includes a product of fat digestion (chyle) from the intestine. Because of presence of numerous valves in its lumen, [...]

Lymphatic Drainage of Lungs

By | 2018-02-01T09:37:39+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|

As the lung cancer spreads by the lymphatic path, the lymphatic drainage of the lung is medically essential. The lymph from the lung is emptied by 2 sets of lymph vessels:. A. Superficial vessels. B. Deep vessels. Superficial Lymph Vessels. The peripheral lung tissue being located below the visceral pleura are drained by these vessels. [...]