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Lymph Vessels of Hand (Left)
Lymphoid System

Lymph Vessels of Hand (Left)

Vasa lymphatica manus

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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 vessels, of the hand travel in the loose epifascial connective tissue of the hand. They receive lymph collected from the digits of the hand. The deep lymph vessels of the hand accompany the superficial and deep palmar arches. Lymph from both the superficial and deep vessels of the hand, eventually drain into the axillary nodes.

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