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Anatomy of Pharynx

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The lymphatic drainage of pyriform fossa is to:[LQ]



A Upper deep cervical nodes

B Prelaryngeal node

C Parapharyngeal nodes

D Mediastinal nodes

Ans. A Upper deep cervical nodes Ref. Tuli lst/ed pp231, 232; Dhingra 5th/ed p251

a. Pyriform sinus drains into upper jugular chain and then to deep cervical group of lymph nodes.

b. Postcricoid region drains into parapharyngeal and paratracheal group of lymph nodes.

c. Posterior pharyngeal wall drains into parapharyngeallymph nodes and finally to deep cervical lymph nodes.

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