Preaortic | definition of preaortic by Medical dictionary
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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
Some drainage also occurs to the pancreaticoduodenal nodes and the superior mesenteric preaortic
2), interarterial or preaortic
course, anterior or prepulmonic course and septal or subpulmonic course.
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.