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A group of lymph nodes that lie in front of the lumbar vertebral bodies near the aorta. These lymph nodes receive drainage from the lower gastrointestinal tract and the pelvic organs.

Deep Nodes of the Abdominal Cavity Left Lumbar Lymph Nodes (Paraaortic Lymph Nodes) 1. Lateral aortic 2. Preaortic 3. Postaortic 4. Intermediate Lumbar

Right Lumbar Lymph Nodes (Paracaval Lymph Nodes) 5. Lateral caval 6. Precaval 7. Postcaval

glossary/paracaval_lymph_nodes.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)