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Lymph Vessels of Back
Lymphoid System

Lymph Vessels of Back

Vasa lymphatica dorsi

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Description

Lymph from the descending part of the trapezius drains into the cervical and dorsal subtrapezoid nodes, while lymph from the lower part of the trapezius and the rhomboid muscles drains into the posterior scapular nodes and into the supraclavicular nodes. The deep muscles of the back drain into the intercostal and lumbar nodes.

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Lymph vessels drain fluid from tissue, which then enters the lymph nodes via afferent lymphatic vessels [23].

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