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8 08, 2018

Lymphatic Drainage of the Head and Neck

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:25:03+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 08, 2018

Lymphatic Drainage of the Face

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:00:44+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 08, 2018

Submental Lymph Nodes

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:15:04+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 08, 2018

Submandibular Lymph Nodes

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:17:18+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 08, 2018

Lymph Nodes of Neck or Cervical Lymph Nodes

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:49:12+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

All the lymph drains into deep cervical lymph nodes via the head and neck zone by: Directly from the tissues. Indirectly after travelling via the remote groups of lymph nodes. The jugular trunk, which on the right side drains into the right lymphatic duct and on the left side into the thoracic duct, is created [...]

8 08, 2018

Intercostal Lymph Vessels and Lymph Nodes

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:55:43+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

Lymph Vessels Anterior intercostal/internal mammary lymph nodes is where the lymph vessels from the anterior parts of the spaces drain into. The bronchomediastinal trunk is created when tracheobronchial and brachiocephalic nodes gets united with those of coming away from these nodes, which then drains into subclavian trunk on the right side and thoracic duct on [...]

8 08, 2018

Lymph Nodes

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:54:48+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 08, 2018

Lymphatic Drainage of Lungs

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:29:22+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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. [...]

8 08, 2018

Lymphatic Drainage of the Pelvis

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:00:44+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 08, 2018

Lymphatic Drainage of The Lower Limb

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:42:07+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lymphatic Drainage|0 Comments

The inflammatory lesions of limb cause painful enlargement of the lymph nodes meanwhile blockage  of lymphatics by microfilaral parasites makes huge edema of the lower limb, that is the reason why the understanding of lymphatic drainage system has great clinical importance. Inguinal lymph nodes is the place where most of the lymph from lower limb [...]