Pretracheal lymph nodes | definition of pretracheal lymph nodes by Medical dictionary
pretracheal lymph nodes
pre·tra·che·al lymph nodes [TA]
lymph nodes of the deep anterior cervical group that lie in front of the trachea; they drain into the deep lateral cervical group or into the parasternal nodes.
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Mediastinal lymph node metastases are generally thought to spread from paratracheal or pretracheal lymph nodes
and lateral lymph nodes through the lymph circulation [22, 25].
The delphian nodes and pretracheal lymph nodes
should be also removed as part of such dissection.