Hepatic lymph nodes
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|Hepatic lymph nodes|
Lymphatics of stomach, etc.
Lymphatics of stomach, etc. The stomach has been turned upward.
|Latin||nodi lymphoidei hepatici|
|celiac lymph nodes|
The hepatic lymph nodes (lymphoglandulæ hepaticæ), consist of the following groups:
- (a) hepatic, on the stem of the hepatic artery, and extending upward along the common bile duct, between the two layers of the lesser omentum, as far as the porta hepatis; the cystic gland, a member of this group, is placed near the neck of the gall-bladder;
- (b) subpyloric, four or five in number, in close relation to the bifurcation of the gastroduodenal artery, in the angle between the superior and descending parts of the duodenum; an outlying member of this group is sometimes found above the duodenum on the right gastric (pyloric) artery.
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