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Which region's lymph of the pleura or lungs may drain into axillary lymph nodes?



A. Visceral pleura and parenchyma of right lung
B. Visceral pleura and the superior lobe of left lung
C. Cervical parietal pleura of either lung
D. Visceral pleura and the inferior lobe of left lung
E. Coastal parietal pleura of either lung
Asked by Kaelyn, Last updated: Jan 19, 2020

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E. Good

E. Good

Answered Jan 17, 2019

The answer to this question is letter C. For those who do not know, the pulmonary pleura are the invaginated sac on each lung that attaches each lung to the thoracic cavity. This will drain...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

Cervical parietal pleura of either lung -the parietal pleura associated with the cupola extends superior to the first rib into the cervical region and may drain directly into axillary lymph nodes....Read More
 

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