Deltopectoral lymph nodes

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Deltopectoral lymph nodes
Lymphatics of the mamma, and the axillary glands. (Deltoideopectoral glands labeled at upper left.)
Lymph node regions.svg
Regional lymph tissue. (Infraclavicular labeled at upper left.)
SystemLymphatic system
Drains toapical lymph nodes
Latinnodi lymphoidei deltopectorales
Anatomical terminology

One or two deltopectoral lymph nodes (or infraclavicular nodes) are found beside the cephalic vein, between the pectoralis major and deltoideus, immediately below the clavicle.

They are situated in the course of the external collecting trunks of the arm.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 699 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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