Deep parotid lymph nodes

Deep parotid lymph nodes
Lymph: Deep parotid lymph nodes
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Lymph Nodes of the Head & Neck (4. Deep Parotid)
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1: Submental lymph nodes
2: Submandibular lymph nodes
3: Supraclavicular lymph nodes
4: Retropharyngeal lymph nodes
5: Buccinator lymph node
6: Superficial cervical lymph nodes
7: Jugular lymph nodes
8: Parotid lymph nodes
9: Retroauricular lymph nodes & occipital lymph nodes
Latin nodi lymphoidei parotidei profundi
Gray's subject #177 693

The deep parotid lymph nodes are lymph nodes found below the parotid gland.

The afferents of the subparotid glands drain the nasal part of the pharynx and the posterior parts of the nasal cavities.

Their efferents pass to the superior deep cervical glands.

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