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lymph nodes

1. “Knots” in the lymphatic system, which contain lymphocytes and macrophages that filter the lymph passing through the nodes.
2. Small oval-shaped bodies grouped in certain areas of the body, including the armpits, groin, neck, and abdomen, that produce antibodies to fight the spread of infection.
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lymph nodes

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Unfortunately, some types of breast cancer treatment can result in damage to and/or removal of some lymph nodes, which may result in lymph' edema.
The axillary lymph nodes are divided into three different levels as level I level II and level III pectorals minor muscle in used as a Land mark for this division.
Cervical lymph nodes are one of the common metastatic sites for malignant tumors of multiple organs (1).
Grouping of Lymph Nodes: Lymph nodes were grouped and numbered according to the revised criteria of Japanese Society for Esophageal Diseases.9 Cervical lymph nodes were divided into 101, 102, 103 and 104 groups, lymph nodes in the upper mediastinum were divided into 105, 106rec, 106pre and 106tb groups, those in the middle mediastinum were divided into 107, 108, 109 and 112 groups, those in the lower mediastinum were divided into 110 and 111 groups, and those in the abdominal cavity were divided into 1~11 groups.
Synchronous metastasis to the left external iliac or inguinal lymph nodes without local recurrence and hematogenous metastasis is very rare for rectal cancer.
Patients, then, underwent modified radical mastectomy with dissection of axillary lymph nodes (ALN) and the samples were sent for histopathology.
Lymph nodes that are located in various parts of the body interconnected through lymphatic channels are the most important part of the immune system.
by Courtesy of articlesfactory.comSwollen lymph nodes can be painful while touching or moving the neck or head.
Physicians at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute wanted to know if surgical procedures to test the lymph nodes for cancer were always necessary.