• The principal lymphatic drainage of the scalp is into the posterior cervical lymph chain. Recent experiences in the differential diagnosis of neck mass have implicated the scalp as a common source of cervical lymphadenopathy. Specific attention is drawn to a popular ethnic headdress called "corn-rows" as a source of dependent lymphadenitis.
(Arch Otolaryngol 103:336-337, 1977)
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