Supraclavicular lymph nodes

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Lymph: Supraclavicular lymph nodes
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Regional lymph tissue. (Supraclavicular 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)
Latin nodi lymphoidei supraclaviculares
Gray's subject #177 697
Dorlands/Elsevier n_09/12577197

Supraclavicular lymph nodes are lymph nodes found superior to the clavicle, palpable in the supraclavicular fossa.

The most notable supraclavicular lymph node is Virchow's node.

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