Pararectal lymph nodes

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Lymph: Pararectal lymph nodes
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Lymph Nodes of Female Pelvis (Pararectal is #9)
Lymphatics of colon.
Latin nodi lymphoidei pararectales
Gray's p.710
Drains to
inferior mesenteric lymph nodes

The pararectal lymph nodes are in contact with the muscular coat of the rectum. They drain the descending iliac and sigmoid parts of the colon and the upper part of the rectum; their efferents pass to the preaortic glands.

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