Right lymphatic duct

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 04 Mar 2021

The right lymphatic duct is a terminating vessel of the lymphatic system and forms from the confluence of the right jugular, right subclavian and right bronchomediastinal lymphatic trunks. It has a short 2 cm course, usually draining into the systemic venous system at the junction of the right internal jugular and subclavian veins.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: thoracic and right lymphatic ducts (Gray's illustration)
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