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Lymphatic Drainage

Superficial Lymph Nodes and Lymph Vessels

They are situated around the junction of the head with the neck. All the superficial structures and some deep structures of the head are darined by them. The majority of the efferent lymph vessels from these lymph nodes pass along the internal jugular vein, deep to cervical

Lymphatic Drainage of the Head and Neck

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

Lymphatic Drainage of the Face

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

Submental Lymph Nodes

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

Submandibular Lymph Nodes

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

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