Lumbar lymph nodes

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Lumbar lymph nodes
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Left Lumbar Lymph Nodes (Paraaortic Lymph Nodes)
1. Lateral aortic
2. Preaortic
3. Postaortic
4. Intermediate Lumbar

Right Lumbar Lymph Nodes (Paracaval Lymph Nodes)
5. Lateral caval
6. Precaval
7. Postcaval
The parietal lymph glands of the pelvis.
Latin Lymphoglandulae lumbales
Drains from
Adrenal glands
Gray's p.705
Anatomical terminology

The lumbar lymph nodes (paraaortic nodes) are a group of lymph nodes residing in the lumbar region.

They consist of the following groups:

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