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Lymph drainage

Day 2

Upper limb, lateral breast axillary
stomach celiac
duodenum and jejunum superior mesenteric
sigmoid colon colic--> inferior mesenteric
rectum (lower part) and anal canal (above pectinate line) internal iliac
anal canal (below pectinate line) superficial inguinal
testes superficial and deep plexuses--> para-aortic (remember testes are not supf! they descended from the abdomen)
scrotum superficial inguinal
thigh (supf) supf inguinal
lateral side of dorsum of foot popliteal
where does the thoracic duct drain? at the j'n of the L subclavian and the IJV
why does lymphatic fluid have a milky white color? b/c it is rich in chylomicrons and has high triglyceride levels
where are b cells located in a lymph node? in the follicle
where are lymphocytes and plasma cells found in the lymph node? medullary cords
where are reticular cells and macrophages found in the lymph node? medullary sinuses
what structure houses the t cells in the lymph node? paracortex
what happens to the paracortex of the lymph node in extreme cellular responses (e.g., viral)? it enlarges
where does isotype switching occur? in the germinal center
what structures does the R lymphatic duct drain? R arm and R half of head
what structure drains the L arm, L half of the head, and the remainder of the body? thoracic duct
where are t cells found in the spleen? PALS (periarterial lymphatic sheath) and white pulp
what vaccines do asplenic patients require? pneumovax, H influenza type B, and Meningococcal
splenic dysfunction causes an increased susceptibility to which organisms? Salmonella, S pneumoniae, H influenza, and N meningitidis (S SHiN organisms) and Klebsiella
The thymus develops from the third _______ _______. branchial pouches
where are immature t cells located in the thymus? the cortex (Mature cells are in the Medulla in the Middle)
DiGeorge syndrome is caused by a failure to develop 3rd and 4th _________ ________. pharyngeal pouches
Created by: sarah3148



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