Brachial lymph nodes
Brachial lymph nodes - definition
These refer to one of the five groups of axillary lymph nodes. The structures are also known as Nodi lymphoidei brachiales.
Brachial lymph nodes - location
These nodes are located on the medial aspect of the upper limb. They are placed between the humeral and the cubital nodes. The structures can be found in a position that is relative to that of the medial and the posterior axillary vein sections.
Brachial lymph nodes - function
These nodes are constituted by multiple glands that range from 4-6 in numbers. These help drain the majority of the arm area, except the region supplied by the cephalic vein.
Brachial lymph nodes - pictures
The following images would prove assistive for you in understanding the appearance of these nodes.
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