Cervical lymph node groups

Assoc Prof Craig Hacking and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The cervical lymph node groups covers all the lymph nodes in the head and neck region. These named groups overlap with the cervical lymph node levels, which are numbered.

Gross anatomy

Groups described in the literature include but are not limited to the following: 

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 40774
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cervical lymph node group
  • Cervical lymph node grouping

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: Deep cervical lymph nodes
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  • Figure 2: lymphatics of head and neck (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 3: lymphatics of the pharynx (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 4: lymphatics of the face (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 5: lymphatics of the tongue (Gray's illustration)
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