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glossary:submandibular_nodes [2007/09/08 17:18]
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|+||[[Lymph nodes]] along the inferior border of the submandibular gland. Drains from submental nodes; facial nodes; [[lymphatic vessels]] from the submandibular and sublingual regions into superior deep cervical nodes; juguloomohyoid node. Region drained is anterior part of tongue, lower lip, floor of the mouth, nose, cheeks, chin, gums and lower incisor teeth, lower surface of palate.|
|+||Submental nodes receive drainage from adjacent [[skin]], lips, floor of the mouth, and drain to the submandibular nodal group.|
|+||Submandibular nodes are extra glandular and receive drainage from anterior face, flow of the mouth, anterior oral cavity, and submental nodal group. Drainage is to the high internal jugular chain.|