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
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LRC was no recurrence of tumor/tumor control in chest wall, axilla, residual breast tissue, and/or infraclavicular/ supraclavicular lymph nodes.
Core needle biopsy on supraclavicular lymph nodes was performed and diagnosis of Stage IV (T3N3M1a) lung adenocarcinoma was made by radiologist, pathologist, and oncologist.
5 cm in the inguinal regions, and supraclavicular lymph nodes of any size were evaluated as lymphadenopathies.
However, fine needle aspiration cytology from the supraclavicular lymph nodes showed groups of malignant tumour cells (Fig.
Imaging also found enhancing enlarged supraclavicular lymph nodes extending cranially along the jugular chain and caudally into the mediastinum.
A 42-year-old man was admitted for evaluation of a 3-month history of bilateral supraclavicular lymph nodes that crossed from level III to level IV.
The risk of microscopic invasion of the supraclavicular lymph nodes is largely influenced by the number of involved axillary nodes.
The right supraclavicular lymph nodes drain the mediastinum, lungs, and esophagus, while the left nodes drain the gastrointestinal tract and genitourinary tract, which can be involved with the malignancy of these organs.
Patients with respiratory compromise and small axillary or supraclavicular lymph nodes should be aspirated with care (if at all), as a pneumothorax could prove fatal in these patients.
Clinical examination was unremarkable, with no evidence of an abdominal mass, hepatomegaly or left supraclavicular lymph nodes.
Physical examination revealed non-tender swelling and redness of the left arm and enlarged left supraclavicular lymph nodes.

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