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axilla

[ak′sil·ə]
(anatomy)
The depression between the arm and the thoracic wall; the armpit.
(botany)
An axil.
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Surgical excision of affected areas has been useful in some cases (7) but is generally limited to the axillae.
In addition, there were papillomatous lesions with pigmentation on the axillae (figure 2) and buttocks.
The most common sites of involvement are the axillae, groin, buttocks, and perianal, perineal, mammary, and inframammary areas, with the axillae most commonly affected.
Patients with many of the above special cases, and with clinically and ultrasonographically negative axillae, should undergo SLNB under the direction of an experienced surgeon, so that those among them who have negative node disease can be spared the substantial morbidity of more extensive axillary surgery.
Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy is a minimally invasive technique for evaluating the status of axillary lymph nodes in patients with operable breast cancer and clinically negative axillae.
Hyperhidrosis is a chronic, idiopathic disorder of excessive sweating that may affect any body part, including the axillae (underarm).
It also offers an exclusive precision gradient coil designed to provide a large homogeneous elliptical field of view to image both breasts, the chest wall and axillae in a single bilateral scan, producing outstanding images in both clarity and contrast.
1% are generally utilized for skin disease on the body whereas desonide is the appropriate choice for skin disorders on the face, groin, axillae, and breasts.
Unlike traditional whole-body MRI systems, the Aurora Breast MRI's customized table design provides ultimate comfort for women, as well as full coverage of both breasts, the chest wall and axillae in a single bilateral scan, without any compromise in image contrast or resolution.
However, the culprit was most likely not those ever-uncovered axillae but a prep cook who was infected.