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Jugulodigastric lymph node

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Dorlands /Elsevier  n_09/12576639
Jugulodigastric lymph node
Latin  nodus lymphoideus jugulodigastricus

The jugulodigastric lymph node is a large node found in the proximity of where the posterior belly of the digastric muscle crosses the internal jugular vein.

Enlarged tender jugulodigastric nodes, if accompanying exudative pharyngitis, is likely to be of Streptococcal etiology. Enlarged jugulodigastric lymph nodes are also commonly found in tonsillitis.

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