preaortic


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pre·a·or·tic

(prē'ā-ōr'tik),
Anterior to the aorta; denoting certain lymph nodes so situated.

preaortic

(prē″ā-or′tĭk) [″ + Gr. aorte, aorta]
Located in front of the aorta.
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The deep drainage pathways of the abdominal organs drain lymph to the nodes, and situated along it are arteries to preaortic nodes.
Some drainage also occurs to the pancreaticoduodenal nodes and the superior mesenteric preaortic nodes.
He was referred for a contrast enhanced CT scan of the abdomen that revealed multiple enlarged, lymph nodes in the mesentery, preaortic, Para aortic and precaval regions.