Deltopectoral lymph nodes

Deltopectoral lymph nodes
Lymph: Deltopectoral lymph nodes
Lymphatics of the mamma, and the axillary glands. (Deltoideopectoral glands labeled at upper left.)
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Regional lymph tissue. (Infraclavicular labeled at upper left.)
Latin nodi lymphoidei deltopectorales
Gray's subject #178 699
Drains to apical lymph nodes

One or two deltopectoral lymph nodes (or infraclavicular nodes) are found beside the cephalic vein, between the Pectoralis major and Deltoideus, immediately below the clavicle.

They are situated in the course of the external collecting trunks of the arm.

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