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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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(7) This same formulation was converted to NEU-STIC Neutralizing Deodorant, a solid-stick to safely deliver these natural aromatic oils substances to the axillae skin surface.
FFD presents as flesh-colored to reddish-brown pruritic dome-shaped papules in apocrine gland-bearing regions such as the axillae, groin, areolae, and inframammary folds (Fig.
A 16-year-old adolescent male presented with multiple linear striae affecting both axillae and proximal arms.
The skin is denuded with signs of superficial desquamation in the neck fold, axillae, flexural arm surfaces, hands, and in the perineal and perianal areas.
(2,3,4) It is characterized by numerous, symmetrical, progressive and pigmented macules over the axillae, groins, face, neck, arms and trunk as well as scattered comedo-like lesions (dark dot follicles) and pitted acneiform scars.
We report here a case of fibroadenoma of EBT in both axillae of a 33-year-old Asian woman.
This prospective study comprised 101 breast cancer patients with clinically normal and ultrasonographically negative axillae treated from 2001 to 2006.
This prospective study was conducted on 34 consecutive patients of biopsy-proven breast cancer with clinically negative axillae in the Department of Surgery and Department of Radiology at UCmS & GTB Hospital, Delhi, India.
[24] conclude that, while gadolinium-enhanced MRI has a similar sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive value but superior negative predictive value to AUS/FNA evaluation, it is not sensitive enough to avoid surgical staging of MRI-negative axillae.
His coverage includes treatments for migraine, facial spasms, drooling, lingual and cervical dystonia, spasticity or dystonia in the upper extremities, including adducted thumbs and writer's cramp, spasticity or dystonia in the lower extremities, including the valgus foot and extended knee, pain syndromes ranging from myofascial pain and thoracic outlet syndrome to neuropathic cutaneous pain and lateral epicondylitis, and hyperhidrosis of the forehead and scalp, axillae, palms, residual limbs and feet.
Which parts of the human body are known as the axillae?
However, the culprit was most likely not those ever-uncovered axillae but a prep cook who was infected.