Cervical lymph nodes

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Lymph: Cervical lymph nodes
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Regional lymph tissue. (Cervical near top, in green.)⋅
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Deep Lymph Nodes
1. Submental
2. Submandibular (Submaxillary)

Anterior Cervical Lymph Nodes (Deep)
3. Prelaryngeal
4. Thyroid
5. Pretracheal
6. Paratracheal

Deep Cervical Lymph Nodes
7. Lateral jugular
8. Anterior jugular
9. Jugulodigastric

Inferior Deep Cervical Lymph Nodes
10. Juguloomohyoid
11. Supraclavicular (scalene)
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Cervical lymph nodes are lymph nodes found in the neck.

Anterior cervical nodes

The anterior cervical nodes are a group of nodes found on the anterior part of the neck. [1]

  • Superficial anterior cervical nodes are found in proximity to the anterior jugular vein.[2]
  • Deep anterior cervical nodes are found near the middle cricothyroid ligament and the trachea.[3]

Lateral cervical nodes

The lateral cervical nodes can be divided up into three main groups:

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