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The facial lymph nodes comprise three groups: (a) infraorbital or maxillary, scattered over the infraorbital region from the groove between the nose and cheek to the zygomatic arch; (b) buccinator, one or more placed on the buccinator muscle opposite the angle of the mouth; (c) supramandibular, on the outer surface of the mandible, in front of the masseter and in contact with the external FMA: 233946. Sep 19, 2013 · There are three groups of lymph nodes in the face: (a) infraorbital or maxillary, scattered over the infraorbital region from the groove between the nose and cheek to the zygomatic arch; (b) buccinator, one or more placed on the Buccinator opposite the angle of the mouth; (c) supramandibular, on the outer surface of the mandible, in front of the Masseter and in contact with the external.

List of causes of Face swelling and Swollen lymph nodes, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more. You have lymph nodes on your face near your ears and eyes. There is a chain of lymph nodes that reaches from the inner corners of your eyes to your nose. Around the bottom of your head there is a ring of nodes -- the occipital nodes in back at the base of your skull, nodes under and behind your ears and nodes under your jaw line and chin.

Submandibular: There are usually between 3-6 submandibular nodes. They are located below the mandible in the submandibular triangle and collect lymph from the cheeks, the lateral aspects of the nose, upper lip, lateral parts of the lower lip, gums and the anterior tongue. They also receive lymph from the submental and facial lymph nodes.4.6/5. Swollen lymph nodes are much more likely to be caused by infections or a disease that affects your immune system. Find out when you should see a doctor and how cancer gets diagnosed.Author: Kate Siegel.