Mastoid lymph nodes
|Lymph: Mastoid lymph nodes|
|Superficial lymph glands and lymphatic vessels of head and neck. (Posterior auricular labeled at center left.)|
|Lymph nodes at Surface:|
1. Occipital (retroauricular)
3. Superficial Parotid
4. Deep Parotid
7. Intraglandular parotid
Facial Lymph Nodes:
11. Anterior Cervical (Superficial jugular)
12. Superficial Cervical (External jugular)
|Latin||nodi lymphoidei mastoidei|
|Gray's||subject #177 693|
|Drains to||superior deep cervical glands|
Their afferent vessels drain the posterior part of the temporoparietal region, the upper part of the cranial surface of the auricula or pinna, and the back of the external acoustic meatus; their efferents pass to the superior deep cervical glands.
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