lingual lymph nodes

lin·gual lymph nodes

[TA]
lymph node along the lingual vein receiving drainage from the tongue (except tip); drain to submandibular lymph nodes.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei linguales [TA]

lin·gual lymph nodes

(linggwăl limf nōdz) [TA]
Those along lingual vein receiving drainage from the tongue (except tip); drain to submandibular lymph nodes.
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The presence of lymph nodes along the FOM was first reported by Rouviere in 1938 as median and lateral lingual lymph nodes (5).
Woolgar (8) suggests that pull-through resection offers the best chance of cancer ablation because it is likely that some of the intraoral recurrences are related to the remaining lingual lymph nodes during standard neck dissection.
Metastatic cancer to the floor of mouth: the lingual lymph nodes. Head Neck 2002; 24: 401-5.
Metastasis to the lingual lymph node in carcinoma of the tongue.