axilla


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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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The anterior compartment of the right arm was dissected, first lifting the skin through a longitudinal incision extended between the base of the axilla and the upper third of the forearm, retracting the cutaneous tissue laterally and leaving the deep fascia intact.
It occurs in eccrine-dense areas (axilla, soles, palms or head).
USG of the breast and axilla is done by a Senior Consultant, Department of Radiology in MMHRC with GE Voluson E8 Ultra sonogram using linear 7-12 MHz probe.
Acanthosis nigricans is defined as the presence of thick dark velvety skin in the major flexures of the body like neck, axilla, groin and other frictional areas.
GP occurs in the axilla, groin, inframammary folds, perineum, abdomen, or lumbosacral areas (9).
(1-6) Accessory breasts occur along the milk line extending from the axilla to the pubic region.
Radiotherapy or surgery of the axilla after a positive sentinel node in breast cancer (EORTC 10981-22023 AMAROS): a randomised, multicentre, open-label, phase 3 non-inferiority trial.
In addition, the study investigated whether there are patterns in PACU that should be considered in the development of temperature monitoring guidelines and if differences exist between the axilla and tympanic thermometers routinely used that impact upon patient outcomes.
They are more common in the fourth to fifth decade of life with female preponderance.3,4 Lesions occurring in the axilla or breast may be confused with primary breast cancer or a papillary neoplasm on clinical as well as imaging findings.
The case described here is a 61-year-old Japanese female who had been treated for diabetes mellitus and a refractory large ulcer (2.0 cm x 2.6 cm) at her right axilla (Figure 1(a)) for nearly a year.
Sonographic evaluation revealed two oval, parallel, predominantly hypoechoic, circumscribed and indistinct masses in the lateral axilla, just deep to her visible axillary dissection scar.