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    Lymph Nodes

    Lymph nodes and their locations in the body

    Lymph nodes are part of the lymph system, which carries lymph fluid, nutrients, and waste material between the body tissues and the bloodstream. The three most common sites of swollen lymph nodes are the neck, armpit, and groin. The lymph system is also an important part of the immune system, the body's defense system against disease.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine

    Current as ofMarch 3, 2017

    Current as of: March 3, 2017

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine

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