Where does the alimentary tract lymph drain to?
Pre-aortic nodes around vessel origins.
Where does pelvic viscera lymph drain to?
To internal iliac artery nodes
Where does the lower limb lymph drain to?
To deep inguinal nodes, through the femoral canal to the external iliac artery.
Where do the external and internal iliac artery lymph nodes drain to?
To para-aortic nodes (note the common iliac artery is considered a paired tributary) (what does this mean???)
Where is the cisterna chyli formed? What are its tributaries?
the cisterna chyli is formed from the highest nodes (???) and the lumbar lymph trunks. It is formed under the right crus at L1/L2
What does the upper end of the cisterna chyli join?
The upper end becomes continuous with the thoracic duct.