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Lymphatics of the Uterus

(Cunéo and Marcille.)

Lymphatic Vessels of the Uterus consist of two sets, superficial and deep, the former being placed beneath the peritoneum, the latter in the substance of the organ. The lymphatics of the cervix uteri run in three directions: transversely to the external iliac glands, postero-laterally to the hypogastric glands, and posteriorly to the common iliac glands. The majority of the vessels of the body and fundus of the uterus pass lateralward in the broad ligaments, and are continued up with the ovarian vessels to the lateral and preaortic glands; a few, however, run to the external iliac glands, and one or two to the superficial inguinal glands. In the unimpregnated uterus the lymphatic vessels are very small, but during gestation they are greatly enlarged.

(Text from Gray's Anatomy 1918)



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Reference

Gray H. Anatomy of the human body. (1918) Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger.


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