Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes; lymphathic vessels entering left internal jugular vein, anterolateral view

Image #74-2

KEYWORDS: Lymphatics, Vasculature.

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Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes; lymphathic vessels entering left internal jugular vein, anterolateral view
The middle layer of cervical fascia has been removed and the omohyoid muscle retracted superiorly. The thoracic duct is not visible.
1 . Superior belly omohyoid muscle
2 . Ansa hypoglossi
3 . Lymph node of chain posterior to internal jugular vein
4 . Branch of superior thyroid artery to sternothyroid muscle
5 . Inferior deep cervical lymph nodes
6 . Sternothyroid muscle
7 . Aberrant slip of sternothyroid muscle attached superiorly to carotid sheath
8 . Internal jugular vein
9 . Jugular trunk left
10 . Upper pointer: Sternohyoid muscle Lower pointer: Nerve entering sternohyoid muscle
11 . Upper pointer: Site of entry of lymphatic trunks into internal jugular vein Lower pointer: Lymphatic trunk from anterior mediastinal lymph nodes
12 . Nerve to inferior belly omohyoid muscle
13 . Superficial cervical artery
14 . Prevertebral fascia
15 . Inferior deep cervical lymph node
16 . Inferior belly omohyoid muscle
17 . External jugular vein
18 . Superficial transverse vein
19 . Clavicle
20 . Left pointer: Subclavian trunk Right pointer: Transverse scapular artery
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