central lymph node

central lymph node

n.
Any of the lymph nodes located around the midportion of the axillary artery.
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3,5,8,11) In patients with no clinical/radiographic evidence of regional lymph node involvement, several authors have recommended elective central lymph node compartment dissection (level VI).
A neoplastic cause is excluded by the lack of mediastinal or apical lung lesions on the CT scan, the presence of central lymph node necrosis, and the good response to TB treatment.
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