Pararectal lymph nodes

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Pararectal lymph nodes
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Lymph Nodes of Female Pelvis (Pararectal is #9)
Lymphatics of colon.
Drains to inferior mesenteric lymph nodes
Latin nodi lymphoidei pararectales
Anatomical terminology

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 in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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