Internal Iliac Lymph Nodes

The internal iliac lymph nodes (or hypogastric) surround the internal iliac artery and its branches (the hypogastric vessels), and receive the lymphatics corresponding to the distribution of the branches of it, i. e., they receive lymphatics from all the pelvic viscera, from the deeper parts of the perineum, including the membranous and cavernous portions of the urethra, and from the buttock and back of the thigh.

It does not receive lymph from the ovary, testis, or superior half of the rectum; the gonads drain to the paraaortic lymph nodes, while the superior half of the rectum drains to the pararectal lymph nodes.

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Common Iliac Lymph Nodes
... The common iliac lymph nodes, four to six in number, are grouped behind and on the sides of the common iliac artery, one or two being placed below the bifurcation of the aorta, in front of ... They drain chiefly the hypogastric and external iliac glands, and their efferents pass to the lateral aortic glands ... (Pararectal) Other Cisterna chyli Retroperitoneal lymph nodes Pelvic iliac Common (External Internal Sacral) M LMO anat (h, u, t, a, l)/phys/devp noco/cong/tumr proc ...
Anterior Superior Iliac Spine
... The anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) is an important landmark of surface anatomy ... It refers to the anterior extremity of the iliac crest of the pelvis, which provides attachment for the inguinal ligament, and the sartorius muscle ... The Tensor Fasciae Latae muscle attaches about 5cm away at the iliac tubercle ...
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Common Iliac Vein
... In human anatomy, the common iliac veins are formed by the external iliac veins and internal iliac veins ... The left and right common iliac veins come together in the abdomen at the level of the fifth lumbar vertebra, forming the inferior vena cava ... Both common iliac veins are accompanied along their course by common iliac arteries ...

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