Prelaryngeal lymph nodes

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Prelaryngeal lymph nodes
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3. Prelaryngeal
Details
SystemLymphatic system
Identifiers
LatinNodi lymphoidei praelaryngei
Anatomical terminology

Prelaryngeal lymph nodes are lymph nodes located anterior to the larynx.

One such node is the Delphian node situated above the isthmus of the thyroid gland, which may be removed at the time of a thyoidectomy as a sentinel lymph node in order to identify risks of cancer spread.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delphian node". Retrieved 19 January 2016.