Popliteal lymph nodes

Dr Geon Oh et al.

The popliteal nodes are small collection of deep nodes posterior to the knee and they are close to the popliteal vessels. They drain lymph from superficial vessels, which accompany the small saphenous vein, as well as, deep areas of the leg and foot. They drain into the deep and superficial inguinal nodes.

Lower limb anatomy
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rID: 45366
Section: Anatomy
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