thoracic lymph nodes

thoracic lymph nodes

[TA]
the parietal and visceral lymph nodes of the thorax, collectively.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei thoracis [TA]
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6) and (2) thoracic, which include lung, pleura, mediastinum, other metastases in the respiratory system and thoracic lymph nodes (codes 196.
Rarely, it is due to hematogenous spread from involved thoracic lymph nodes or from a subdiaphragmatic focus.