Facial lymph nodes
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|Lymph: Facial lymph nodes|
The lymphatics of the face.
Facial Lymph Nodes
|Latin||nodi lymphoidei faciales|
The facial lymph nodes comprise three groups:
- (a) infraorbital or maxillary, scattered over the infraorbital region from the groove between the nose and cheek to the zygomatic arch;
- (b) buccinator, one or more placed on the Buccinator opposite the angle of the mouth;
- (c) supramandibular, on the outer surface of the mandible, in front of the Masseter and in contact with the external maxillary artery and anterior facial vein.
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