superficial inguinal node

superficial inguinal node

a node in one of the two groups of inguinal lymph glands in the upper femoral triangle of the thigh. The nodes form a chain distal to the inguinal ligament and receive afferent vessels from the skin of the penis, scrotum, perineum, buttocks, and abdominal wall below the level of the umbilicus. Compare anterior tibial node, popliteal node.
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Those individuals with histologically confirmed lymphadenopathy under 4 cm should undergo ispilateral lymph node dissection and a contralateral staging superficial inguinal node dissection.
All superficial inguinal nodes and the deep femoral nodes on the anterior and medial surfaces of the femoral vein within the fossa ovalis were removed en bloc while sparing the fascia lata and the cribriform fascia over the femoral artery.

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