Flashcards in Lymphatics: Deep cervical nodes Deck (14):
The deep cervical lymph nodes are located within what structure of the neck?
The deep cervical nodes will follow the course of what major vessel in the neck?
Internal Jugular Vein
What are the two largest deep cervical nodes?
1) Jugulodigastric Node
2) Jugulo-Omohyoid Node
Which of the deep cervical nodes is the largest?
This node drains the tongue and palatine tonsil.
Which of the deep cervical nodes would be inflamed and palpable in tonsillitis?
Along what muscle will the jugulodigastric node be found?
Posterior Belly of Digastric
What does the jugulo-omohyoid drain?
Along what part of the omohyoid is the jugulo-omohyoid node found?
What do the deep cervical nodes form?
The right and left jugular trunks
T/F: All lymphatics of the head/neck will directly drain into the deep cervical nodes?
False: All lymphatics of the head/neck with EITHER drain directly OR INDIRECTLY drain into the deep cervical nodes
The right jugular trunk drains into what?
The junction between the internal jugular and subclavian veins
What does the left jugular trunk drain into?
The thoracic duct