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jugulodigastric lymph node (redirected from jugulodigastric node)
jug·u·lo·di·gas·tric lymph node [TA]
a prominent lymph node in the deep lateral cervical group lying below the digastric muscle and anterior to the internal jugular vein; it receives lymphatic drainage from the pharynx, palatine tonsil, and tongue.
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jug·u·lo·di·gas·tric lymph node (jŭg'yū-lō-dī-gas'trik limf nōd) [TA]
A prominent lymph node in the deep lateral cervical group lying below the digastric muscle and anterior to the internal jugular vein; it receives lymphatic drainage from the pharynx, palatine tonsil, and tongue.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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A common sequence would be to start in the submental region, working back to the submandibular nodes then further back to the jugulodigastric node
. Then continue by palpation of the parotid region downwards to the retromandibular area and down the cervical chain of nodes.
As a result, a second branchial cleft cyst can be mistaken for an enlarged suppurative, reactive, or tumor-infiltrated jugulodigastric node
was most commonly affected and found in 15 cases (15%).
CT imaging demonstrated a 3 cm lymph node in the left level II region as well as several 1 cm left jugulodigastric nodes
. Additionally, a PET scan of the torso (from skull base to thigh) was performed after the injection of 17.4 mCi of fluorine-labeled fludeoxyglucose and revealed the left level II and jugulodigastric nodes
with a maximum standardized uptake value of 3.0.