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Virchow's Lymph Node: Virchow's lymph node is a gland that is a part of the immune system and is located just above the left clavicle or collarbone. Virchow's lymph node is one type of supraclavicular lymph node. Virchow's lymph node is consists of lymphatic tissues enclosed by a fibrous capsule. It contains scavenging white blood cells that fight infection and its spread. It acts as a filter that strain out potentially harmful pathogens and microorganisms from lymph fluid that drains from the abdomen and most of the body. A swollen Virchow's lymph node is often a sign of cancer, disease or infection.
Virchow's lymph node contains sinuses, germinal centers, trabeculae, scavenger cells, and reticular fibers. Conditions that can afflict the Virchow's lymph node include abdominal cancer, abdominal infections, sepsis, lymphadenopathy, swollen lymph nodes, metastasis of cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma.
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