Submental Gland

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There are many lymph nodes on the neck. One of them is the submental lymph node. When there is disease of the lymph nodes lymphadenopathy , and it is present only in one area, like the neck cervical area, it is categorized as localized lymphadenopathy. When there is another area that has infected .The submental lymph nodes or suprahyoid are situated between the anterior bellies of the digastric muscle. Their afferents drain the central portions of the lower lip and floor of the mouth and the apex of the tongue. Their efferents pass partly to the submandibular lymph nodes and partly to a gland of the deep cervical .