subscapular axillary lymph nodes

(redirected from posterior axillary lymph nodes)

sub·scap·u·lar axillary lymph nodes

nodes of the axillary region located along the subscapular vein and its tributaries; they receive afferent vessels from the dorsal surface of the thorax and scapular region and send efferent vessels to the central group of lymph nodes.
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Posterior axillary lymph nodes were significantly enlarged and there was diffuse swelling of the left upper limb.
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