Hilum of lymph node | definition of hilum of lymph node by Medical dictionary
hilum of lymph node
hi·lum of lymph node [TA]
the depressed area of the surface of a lymph node through which the efferent lymphatics emerge from the medulla and through which blood vessels enter and leave the node.
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Plexiform neurofibromas can rarely extend into the hilum of lymph nodes
and this feature is thought to reflect the diffuse growth of these neoplasms .