Superficial inguinal lymph nodes

Dr Geon Oh et al.

The superficial inguinal nodes are located in the superficial fascia of the upper thigh near the inguinal ligament and great saphenous vein. They number around 10 and drain lymph from the gluteal region, inferior anterior abdominal wall, perineum and superficial lower limbs. They drain into the external iliac lymph nodes via channels accompanying the femoral vessels.


Lower limb anatomy
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rID: 45364
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
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