- Deltopectoral lymph nodes
Lymph: Deltopectoral lymph nodes Lymphatics of the mamma, and the axillary glands. (Deltoideopectoral glands labeled at upper left.) 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.
This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained within it may be outdated.
Lymphatics of upper limbs (TA A13.3.01, GA 8.699) Axillarybrachial · pectoral axillary · subscapular axillary · central · apical
Othersupratrochlear · deltopectoral
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