Lymph Vessels of the Muscles of the Skin

The lymph vessels of the neck and facial skin muscles drain to the superficial cervical lymph nodes, the mandibular lymph nodes, the parotid lymph node, and the lateral retropharyngeal lymph node. Some of the lymph vessels of the abdominal skin muscles drain to the axillary lymph node and to the accessory axillary lymph node, when present, some drain to the medial iliac lymph node, and some drain to the superficial inguinal lymph nodes.


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