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Lymph Nodes of Arm (Left)
Lymphoid System

Lymph Nodes of Arm (Left)

Nodi lymphoidei brachii

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Lymph of the upper limb is collected by vessels and nodes that are divided into superficial and deep groups. The superficial lymph nodes drain the skin and subcutaneous layers through the supratrochlear lymph nodes. The deep structures of the arm, including the muscles and bones, are drained via the brachial lymph nodes.

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Lymph nodes (LN) are secondary lymphoid organs distributed throughout the body located alongside the lymphatic vasculature that drains peripheral tissues and organs of the body to deliver molecules, antigens, microorganisms, and cells such as lymphocytes and antigen-presenting cells (APCs) from the tissues [151].

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