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Flashcards in Abdominal lymphatics Deck (11):
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celiac lymph node cluster drains.....

liver, stomach, spleen, pancreas, upper duodenum

2

superior mesenteri plexus drains....

lower duodenum, jejunum, ileum, colon up to splenic flexure

3

inferior mesenteric plexus drains....

colon (from splenic flexure to upper rectum)

4

internal iliac lymph node cluster drains.....

lower rectum to anal canal (above pectinate line

5

para-aortic lymph node cluster drains.....

testes, ovaries, kidneys, uterus

6

superficial inguinal lymph node cluster drains.....

anal canal (below pectinate line)
most skin below umbilicus, scrotum

7

deep inguinal

lower extremity

8

Paracolic gutters

lateral to ascending and descending colon. (left and right paracolic gutters)

9

greater and lesser sacs

greater sac accessed by incision to the anterior abdominal wall

lesser sac (AKA omental bursa) is posterior to stomach and less omentum)

10

supracolic and infracolic compartments

transverse mesocolon distinguishes them, infracolic is further subdivided by THE mesentery into right and left infracolic spaces

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phrenicocolic ligament

off the splenic flexure to the wall of the abdomen