Inguinal lymph nodes
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The inguinal lymph nodes (often shortened to the inguinal nodes) are a major group of lymph nodes in the lymphatic system. They are the major drainage pathway of the lower limbs, genitals, perineum, gluteal region and the inferior aspect of the anterior abdominal wall. Inguinal lymph nodes larger than 15 mm in short axis diameter are considered abnormal 1.
The inguinal nodal group is subdivided into the:
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