supraclavicular lymph nodes

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su·pra·cla·vic·u·lar lymph nodes

the portion of the inferior deep lateral cervical nodes located between the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle and the clavicle; afferent vessels come from adjacent regions including the mediastinum; efferent vessels terminate in the subclavian trunk.

su·pra·cla·vic·u·lar lymph nodes

(sūpră-klă-vikyū-lăr limf nōdz) [TA]
Deep cervical lymph nodes that are found along the length of the clavicle.
See also: lymph node

supraclavicular lymph nodes (soo´prəklavik´ūlur),

n the deep cervical nodes located along the clavicle.
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Curative surgery for bronchogenic carcinoma was not considered as excision biopsy from right supraclavicular lymph node showed metastatic deposit (T1bN3M0, stage Nib).
A biopsy of a left supraclavicular lymph node identified a metastatic papillary adenocarcinoma without atypia; some rare follicular structures were filled with eosinophilic material that mimicked a colloid (figure 2).
Biopsies from an enlarged supraclavicular lymph node revealed metastatic testicular teratocarcinoma.
A biopsy of her supraclavicular lymph node confirmed the diagnosis of a high-grade carcinoma, which was hormone receptor and Her2/neu-negative like her previous cancer and shared the same histologic morphology.
Supraclavicular lymph node irradiation is indicated when 4 or more axillary nodes are invaded, usually suggesting a 15-20% risk of supraclavicular lymph node involvement.
Biopsy is also indicated if there is a supraclavicular lymph node or concomitant constitutional symptoms (weight loss or night sweat)(2) (SOR: B, case series).
M1: Distant metastasis (including metastasis to ipsilateral supraclavicular lymph node (s)).
Neck examination revealed enlarged level IV and supraclavicular lymph node on left side approx.
Australian Cancer Network Diagnosis and Management of Lymphoma Guidelines, approved by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), identified the following factors useful in determining the need for a lymph node biopsy: (88) age more than 40 years; supraclavicular lymph node location; nodal diameter greater than 2.
Cervical non-supraclavicular lymph node involvement was seen in 3 patients, and supraclavicular lymph nodes in 4; pulmonary metastases occurred in 7, and liver metastases in 1 patient.

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