Hilton's white line

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Hilton's white line
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Hilton's white line is a boundary in the anal canal which marks the border of the skin.[1]

Below it, lymphatic drainage is to the superficial inguinal nodes.[2]

It is named for John Hilton.[3]


  1. "The White Line of Hilton". Retrieved 2007-12-09.
  2. "Pelvis". Retrieved 2007-12-09.
  3. synd/3030 at Who Named It