Lymph Node Distribution Lymphatic Chains

Lymph Node Distribution

The lymphatic system of the neck consists of a network of lymph nodes intimately connected by lymphatic channels. For teaching purposes, two major lymphatic networks may be considered in the neck, a superficial and a deep web. The superficial lymphatics of the head and neck drain the skin into the superficial lymph nodes located around the neck and along the external and anterior jugular veins. Superficial lymphatics include the submental, submandibular and facial, external jugular, anterior...