jugular trunk

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jugular trunk

one of the two lymphatic vessels, right and left, that drain the head and neck.
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Similarly in lymphomas upper jugular lymph nodes is most commonly affected.
16) Several authors also have noted that the ability to eliminate the dissection of the upper jugular lymph nodes (levels II-B and V-A) may shorten operative time and minimize potential morbidity to the spinal accessory nerve.
Ultrasound Doppler of the left arm revealed thrombosis in the upper veins of the arm and enlarged jugular lymph nodes.