Sacral lymph nodes

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Lymph: Sacral lymph nodes
Illu lymph chain11.jpg
Sacral is #3
Latinnodi lymphoidei sacrales
Gray'ssubject #180 704
Drains tocommon iliac lymph nodes

The sacral lymph nodes are placed in the concavity of the sacrum, in relation to the middle and lateral sacral arteries; they receive lymphatics from the rectum and posterior wall of the pelvis.

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