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Lymph Nodes of Forearm (Left)
Lymphoid System

Lymph Nodes of Forearm (Left)

Nodi lymphoidei antebrachium

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Lymph of the forearm 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 forearm, including the muscles and joints are drained via the ulnar and radial lymph nodes, which follow the ulnar and radial arteries, respectively.

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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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