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Jugulodigastric lymph node

The jugulodigastric lymph node is a large node found in the proximity of where the posterior belly of the digastric muscle crosses the internal jugular vein.

Jugulodigastric lymph node
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Deep Lymph Nodes


Jugulodigastric are numbered 9 (at top):


1. Submental
2. Submandibular (Submaxillary)

Anterior Cervical Lymph Nodes (Deep)
3. Prelaryngeal
4. Thyroid
5. Pretracheal
6. Paratracheal

Deep Cervical Lymph Nodes
7. Lateral jugular
8. Anterior jugular
9. Jugulodigastric

Inferior Deep Cervical Lymph Nodes
10. Juguloomohyoid
11. Supraclavicular (scalene)
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Lymphatics of the tongue. (Jugulodigastric lymph node visible but not labeled.)
Details
System Lymphatic system
Identifiers
Latin nodus lymphoideus jugulodigastricus
Anatomical terminology

Enlarged tender jugulodigastric nodes, if accompanying exudative pharyngitis, is likely to be of Streptococcal etiology.[1] Enlarged jugulodigastric lymph nodes are also commonly found in tonsillitis.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Worzala, Katherine; Dale Berg (2006). Atlas of adult physical diagnosis. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 28. ISBN 0-7817-4190-4.