Splenic lymph nodes
|Lymph: Splenic lymph nodes|
|Lymphatics of stomach, etc.|
|Lymphatics of stomach, etc. The stomach has been turned upward.|
|Latin||nodi lymphoidei splenici|
|Gray's||subject #180 706|
|Drains to||celiac lymph nodes|
The splenic lymph nodes (or pancreaticolienal) accompany the lienal (splenic) artery, and are situated in relation to the posterior surface and upper border of the pancreas; one or two members of this group are found in the gastrolienal ligament.
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Lymphatics of torso
|Chest||Right lymphatic duct - Thoracic duct (spans diaphragm)|
Bronchomediastinal trunk (Tracheobronchial, Parasternal) - Intercostal
|Abdomen||Cisterna chyli Intestinal trunk - preaortic: Celiac (Gastric, Hepatic, Splenic) - Superior mesenteric (Mesenteric, Ileocolic, Mesocolic) - Inferior mesenteric (Pararectal)|
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