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 defence system against disease.
Current as of:
July 1, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology Elizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology & Elizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
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