Spleen Anatomy Tutorials

System: Lymphatic


Learn about the anatomy of the spleen including its anatomical relations and vascular supply using these interactive modules and video tutorials

Capsule of Lymph Node

Capsule of Lymph Node This picture represents a cross section of a lymph node. The arrow indicates the capsule of the lymph node. Lymph nodes are organs of the lymphatic system located in several areas throughout the body, providing the major site of immune cells, including B and T cells. The lymph node is surrounded by a fibrous capsule, which projects internally to form trabeculae. Lymph nodes consist of an outer cortex and an inner medulla. From superficial to deep, the lymph node consist of the following components: Capsule Subcapsular sinus Cortex Medulla The capsule of the lymph node consists …

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Capsule of Lymph Node