Axillary lymph nodes

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Lymph: Axillary lymph nodes
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Lymphatics of the mamma, and the axillary glands
2. Axillary lymphatic plexus
4. Cubital lymph nodes (not part of the lymph node drainage of the breast)
5. Superficial axillary (low axillary)
6. Deep axillary lymph nodes
7. Brachial axillary lymph nodes
8. Interpectoral axillary lymph nodes (Rotter nodes)
10. Paramammary or intramammary lymph nodes
11. Parasternal lymph nodes (internal mammary nodes)
Latin nodi lymphoidei axillares
Gray's subject #178 699
Drains from axilla
Dorlands/Elsevier n_09/12576266

The Axillary lymph nodes are of large size, vary from twenty to thirty in number, and may be arranged in the following groups:

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