Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes

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Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes
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Superficial lymph glands and lymphatic vessels of head and neck. (Inferior deep cervical glands labeled at bottom right.)
Details
Latin nodi lymphoidei cervicales laterales profundi inferiores
Source
superior deep cervical lymph nodes
Drains to
jugular trunk
Identifiers
Gray's p.697
Anatomical terminology

The inferior deep cervical lymph nodes extend beyond the posterior margin of the Sternocleidomastoideus into the supraclavicular triangle, where they are closely related to the brachial plexus and subclavian vein.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.