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Anatomy of Pharynx

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The inner Waldeyer's group of lymph nodes does not include: (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Submandibular lymph node

B Tonsils

C Lingual tonsils

D Adenoids

Ans. A Submandibular lymph nodes

Ref. Current Otolaryngology 2nd/ed pp 340, 34 7; Scott Brown 7th/ed Vol 2 p 7793

Explanation

Submandibular nodes do not form part ofWaldeyer's lymphatic ring. They form part of the outer group of lymph nodes into which efferents from the constituents of the Waldeyer's lymphatic ring may drain.

Waldeyer ring consists of (See fig in pictorial Q's at the back):

1. Adenoids (nasopharyngeal tonsil)

2. Tubal tonsil (Fossa of Rosenmuller)

3. Lateral pharyngeal bands

4. Palatine tonsils

5. Nodules (Post pharyngeal wall)

6. Lingual tonsils

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