Inguinal lymph nodes serve as part of the body's overall lymphatic system, which is responsible for maintaining the bloodstream's fluid balance and filtering waste as well as aiding the body's immune defense system. Ther... More »

Infected inguinal lymph nodes, or lymph nodes in the groin area, cause the lymph nodes to swell. The infection, also called lymphadenitis, causes the lymph nodes to suddenly increase in size. It is also responsible for p... More »

The human groin contains approximately 13 to 15 lymph nodes. There are roughly 10 superficial inguinal lymph nodes and three to five deep inguinal lymph nodes. The inguinal lymph nodes are located below the inguinal liga... More »

There are numerous maps of the locations of lymph nodes, both in the neck and around the rest of the body, available online. provides an interactive map on its website, allowing for an in-depth analysis of ... More »

Anatomical locations on the body that contain lymph nodes are the head and neck, the upper and lower torso, the arms, and the legs, according to InnerBody. The lymph nodes in the head and neck include the adenoids, lingu... More »

Most lymph nodes are located in the head, neck, armpits and groin area, explains Mayo Clinic. There are hundreds of these nodes in the body located in other regions such as the joints, elbows and knees and around the lun... More »

There are five groups of axillary lymph nodes, named after their locations in the armpit: apical, central, lateral, pectoral and posterior. Apical axillary nodes are near the neck, anterior near the chest, central in the... More »