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Flashcards in Lymph drainage Deck (12):
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Testes

abdominal aortic LNs

2

prostate

internal iliac LNs

3

superior bladder

inferior bladder

external iliac LNs

internal iliac LNs

4

sigmoid colon

inferior mesenteric

5

all skin from unbilicus down, incl anus up to pectinate line, incl external genitalia

(except skin of posterior calf)

superficial inguinal LNs

6

skin of posterior calf

popliteal LNs

7

Ovaries

para-aortic LNs

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distal vagina/vulva

superficial inguinal LNs

9

Proximal vagina/uterus

obturator, external iliac and hypogastric LNs

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Left ovary/testis VENOUS drainage

L gonadal vein -> L renal vein -> IVC

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Right ovary/testis VENOUS drainage

R gonadal vein -> IVC

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why is a varicocele more common on L than R for males?

venous drainage: L spernatic vein enters L renal vein at 90' angle

flow is less continuous on the L than on the R -> L venous pressure is greater than R venous pressure -> L varicocele more common