A. Submental lymph nodes
B. Preauricular Lymph node
C. Submandibular lymph node
D. Occpital lymph node
Ans;A. Submental lymph nodes
The given picture demonstrates the digital palpation of the submental lymph nodes.
- The submental lymph nodes (or suprahyoid) are situated between the anterior bellies of the digastric muscle.
- Their afferents drain the central portions of the lower lip and floor of the mouth and the apex of the tongue.
- Their efferents pass partly to the submandibular lymph nodes and partly to a gland of the deep cervical group situated on the internal jugular vein at the level of the cricoid cartilage.