Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes

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Lymph: Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes
Superficial lymph glands and lymphatic vessels of head and neck. (Inferior deep cervical glands labeled at bottom right.)
Latin nodi lymphoidei cervicales laterales profundi inferiores
Gray's subject #177 697
Source superior deep cervical lymph nodes
Drains to jugular trunk
Dorlands/Elsevier n_09/12576388

The inferior deep cervical lymph nodes extend beyond the posterior margin of the Sternocleidomastoideus into the supraclavicular triangle, where they are closely related to the brachial plexus and subclavian vein.

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