What Are Occipital Lymph Nodes?
Hundreds of Lymph Nodes make up the human body’s lymphatic system. Occipital Lymph Nodes are lymph nodes found at the back of the head and near the skull’s occipital bone. Similar to other lymph nodes, occipital lymph nodes are linked to lymphatic vessels, and therefore have an active role in the immune defense system.
Lymph nodes are integral sites for B and T lymphocytes and other white blood cells. They can be described as kidney-shaped organs often about the size of a small bean or pea, and normally you can’t … Read More
This article Swollen Occipital Lymph Nodes: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments originally published at Doctors Health Press - Daily Free Health Articles and Natural Health Advice by Jon Yaneff, CNP.