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1

3 associated lymph nodes of chest wall

internal thoracic arteries (parasternal)
–ribs (intercostal)
–diaphragm (diaphragmatic)

2

Where do theses 3 types of nodes drain into

Parasternal
–Bronchomediastinal trunks
•Intercostal (upper)
–Bronchomediastinal trunks
•Intercostal (lower)
–Thoracic duct
•Diaphragmattic
–Brachiocephalic
–Aortic/lumbar
•Superficial

3

Where does thoracic duct begin

Begins at the cisterna chyli
–drains abdomen, pelvis, perineum and lower limbs
•Begins at L2 vertebral level

4

What are the nodes that drain the lungs

Tracheobronchial
–Around bronchi and trachea
–From within lung through hilum
–Unite with vessels from parasternal and brachiocephalic nodes anterior to brachiocephalic veins to form:
•Bronchomediastinal