Cervical Lymph Nodes
Cervical lymph nodes are lymph nodes found in the neck. There are approximately 300 lymph nodes in the neck, and they can be classified in many different ways. The lymph nodes contain lymphocytes, a type of white blood cells. They are bean-shaped. The nodes has a higher concentration in the groin, under the armpits and on both sides of the neck. These nodes are spread throughout the body, except the nervous system. Lymph nodes in the neck are in collaboration with the rest of the nodes of the body. They filter the lymph to fight against infectious agents such as, bacteria and viruses. Children have larger nodes.