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*  Breast cancer classification
... axillary lymph nodes), the collar area (supraclavicular lymph nodes), and inside the chest (internal mammary lymph nodes.) The ... Lymph Node - The lymph node values (NX, N0, N1, N2 or N3) depend on the number, size and location of breast cancer cell ... the tumor should also be lymph node negative (N0), but internationally the test may be performed if the lymph node status is ... These cancer characteristics are described as the size of the tumor (T), whether or not the tumor has spread to the lymph nodes ...
*  Lymph node biopsy
... is a test in which a lymph node or a piece of a lymph node is removed for examination under a microscope (see ... The lymph nodes also try to trap cancer cells. The test is used to help determine the cause of lymph node enlargement (swollen ... It may also determine whether tumors in the lymph node are cancerous or noncancerous. Enlarged lymph nodes may be caused by a ... biopsy). The lymphatic system is made up of several lymph nodes connected by lymph vessels. The nodes produce white blood cells ...
*  Lymph node stromal cell
The lymph carries chemokines (molecular chemical messengers) and antigens to the lymph node. At the lymph node, the lymph ... This is the place where blood vessels enter and leave the lymph node and lymphatic vessels leave the lymph node. Lymph vessels ... Afferent lymphatic vessels bring lymph fluid from the peripheral tissues to the lymph nodes. The lymph tissue in the lymph ... Lymph node stromal cells are essential to the structure and function of the lymph node. There are a number of different types ...
*  Popliteal lymph nodes
The efferents of the popliteal lymph nodes pass almost entirely alongside the femoral vessels to the deep inguinal lymph nodes ... The popliteal lymph nodes, small in size and some six or seven in number, are embedded in the fat contained in the popliteal ... The flow of lymph from the legs towards the heart is the result of the calf pump- during walking the calf muscle contracts, ... squeezing lymph out of the leg via the lymphatic vessels. When the muscle relaxes, valves in the vessels shut preventing the ...
*  Metastatic breast cancer
Breast cancer can metastasize anywhere in body but primarily metastasizes to the bone, lungs, regional lymph nodes, liver and ... is a stage of breast cancer where the disease has spread to distant sites beyond the axillary lymph nodes. There is no cure for ... the cell enters the bloodstream or lymph channels. The cell must survive the transit into the new environment, until it ...
*  Lymph trunk
When an efferent lymph vessel leaves a lymph node, it may carry lymph to another lymph node by becoming its afferent lymph ... Jugular lymph trunks Subclavian lymph trunks Bronchomediastinal lymph trunks Lumbar lymph trunks Intestinal lymph trunk- ... Lymph trunk is a collection of lymph vessels that carries lymph, and is formed by confluence of many efferent lymph vessels. It ... The lymph trunks drain into the lymph ducts, which in turn return lymph to the blood by emptying into the respective subclavian ...
*  Breast cancer management
Advances in Sentinel Lymph Node mapping over the past decade have increased the accuracy of detecting Sentinel Lymph Node from ... the technique of sentinel lymph node (SLN) dissection has become popular, as it requires the removal of far fewer lymph nodes, ... The sentinel lymph node is the first node that drains the tumor, and subsequent SLN mapping can save 65-70% of patients with ... the lymph nodes in the axilla are also considered for removal. In the past, large axillary operations took out 10 to 40 nodes ...
*  Cervical lymph nodes
... are lymph nodes found in the neck. Of the 800 lymph nodes in the human body, 300 are in the neck. Cervical ... affects the cervical lymph nodes which become swollen. The characterization of cancerous lymph nodes on CT scan, MRI or ... Spinal accessory nodes between cricoid and clavicle Level VI: Visceral space lymph nodes - midline group of cervical nodes from ... archotol.ama-assn.org Chen, C. C.; Lin, J. C.; Chen, K. W. (2015). "Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in head and neck ...
*  Inguinal lymph nodes
... is the lymph node "Superficial Inguinal Lymph Nodes -- Medical Definition". www.medilexicon.com. Retrieved 2016-05-09. "lymph ... Inguinal lymph nodes are the lymph nodes in the inguinal region. They are found in the femoral triangle, and are grouped into ... A view of the different inguinal lymph nodes Murine inguinal lymph node beneath the bifurcation of superior epigastric vein. ... superficial nodes, and deep nodes. The superficial inguinal lymph nodes are divided into three groups: inferior - inferior of ...
*  Gastric lymph nodes
The gastric lymph nodes consist of two sets, superior and inferior. The Superior Gastric Glands (lymphoglandulæ gastricæ ... They receive their afferents from the stomach; their efferents pass to the celiac group of preaortic lymph nodes. The Inferior ... This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) Visceral Nodes of the ...
*  Prelaryngeal lymph nodes
... are lymph nodes located anterior to the larynx. One such node is the Delphian node situated above the ... which may be removed at the time of a thyoidectomy as a sentinel lymph node in order to identify risks of cancer spread. http ... medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/delphian+node. Missing or empty ,title= (help); External link in ,website= (help); ...
*  Pretracheal lymph nodes
The pretracheal lymph nodes are lymph nodes located anterior to the trachea. http://www.emedicine.com/ent/topic306.htm#section~ ...
*  Celiac lymph nodes
The celiac lymph nodes are grouped into three sets: the gastric, hepatic and splenic lymph nodes. Lymph nodes of the abdominal ... The celiac lymph nodes are associated with the branches of the celiac artery. Other lymph nodes in the abdomen are associated ...
*  Pararectal lymph nodes
The pararectal lymph nodes are in contact with the muscular coat of the rectum. They drain the descending iliac and sigmoid ... anatomy.uams.edu/AnatomyHTML/lymph_pelvis&perineum.html. ...
*  Parotid lymph nodes
... are lymph nodes found near the parotid gland in the immune system. More specifically, it can refer to: deep ... parotid lymph nodes superficial parotid lymph nodes http://patient.info/health/non-hodgkins-lymphoma-leaflet http://www. ...
*  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. Anterolateral view of head and neck. Front view of neck. Regional lymph ... nodes This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) Image at umich.edu - ...
*  Tracheobronchial lymph nodes
The tracheobronchial lymph nodes form four main groups: (a) tracheal, on either side of the trachea; (b) bronchial, in the ... Tracheobronchial Lymph Nodes and the Carina" http://www.instantanatomy.net/thorax/vessels/lnodes.html. ...
*  Submental lymph nodes
The submental lymph nodes (or suprahyoid) are situated between the anterior bellies of the digastric muscle. Their afferents ... Their efferents pass partly to the submandibular lymph nodes and partly to a gland of the deep cervical group situated on the ...
*  Rotter's lymph nodes
... are small interpectoral lymph nodes located between the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles. ... to the interpectoral lymph nodes. Rotter's lymph nodes are named after German surgeon Josef Rotter (1857-1924), who described ... These lymph nodes are susceptible to breast cancer, as the cancer sometimes spreads (metastases) ... A. Obeidat Breast Cancer in Interpectoral Lymph Nodes OnLine Medical Dictionary. ...
*  Paratracheal lymph nodes
The right and left paratracheal lymph nodes (or paratracheal chains) are groups of lymph nodes located in the throat. Histology ...
*  Intercostal lymph nodes
The intercostal lymph nodes (intercostal glands ) occupy the posterior parts of the intercostal spaces, in relation to the ...
*  Supratrochlear lymph nodes
... lymph nodes, but the region is similar. Lymph Nodes of the Upper Limb and Breast Trochlea of humerus This article incorporates ... One or two supratrochlear lymph nodes are placed above the medial epicondyle of the humerus, medial to the basilic vein. Their ... "The supratrochlear lymph nodes: their diagnostic significance in a swollen elbow joint". Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 83 (6): 425-6. ...
*  Sacral lymph nodes
The sacral lymph nodes are placed in the concavity of the sacrum, in relation to the middle and lateral sacral arteries; they ... anatomy.uams.edu/AnatomyHTML/lymph_pelvis&perineum.html. ...
*  Mesocolic lymph nodes
The mesocolic lymph nodes are numerous, and lie between the layers of the transverse mesocolon, in close relation to the ...
*  Retroaortic lymph nodes
The retroaortic lymph nodes (or postaortic lymph nodes) are placed below the cisterna chyli, on the bodies of the third and ...
*  Camelpox
Generalized infections are usually found in camels over the age of three, and are characterized by swollen lymph nodes, fever, ...
*  Mesenteric lymph nodes
The mesenteric lymph nodes are one of the three principal groups of superior mesenteric lymph nodes and lie between the layers ...