axilla


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  • noun

Synonyms for axilla

the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder

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The axilla was considered to be clear of all the potentially involved nodes when all the nodes with 10% or more of the ex vivo count of the sentinel node had been removed.
Apocrine gland adenoma and adenocarcinoma of the axilla.
The technology features an integrated lateral anchor to limit device distortion medially and into the axilla, as well as a rein in the superior aspect of the expander to prevent expansion in the upper pole and posteriorly against the chest wall.
Amendment requiring the assessment of skin cancer margins, larynx, stomach, colon, breast from axilla lymph nodes, placenta, tumors of soft and hard tissue assessments margins depending on the amount of numbers Clippings needed to establish the diagnosis) - with regard to immunohistochemistry, evaluation of proliferative index consistent with the current classification for the type of cancer
Vienna -- Pyogenic Staphylococcus aureus skin infections located on the axilla, groin, upper thigh, or buttocks are twice as likely to be due to the more virulent Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive strains than to S.
The traditional roles of axillary surgery to both stage and treat the axilla are being increasingly separated.
Granted, a larger volume of solution is necessary in the axilla if the block is expected to cover the radial side of the distal forearm, where the lateral cutaneous nerve of the forearm supplies skin, subcutaneous tissue and periosteum.
Investigators believed they could safely spare patients from all of this through the use of radiotherapy to control disease in the axilla, she explained.
culture cohorts, nosocomial blood isolates from 2000 to 2002, and axilla and groin Acinetobacter spp.
No tumor recurrences in the axilla were reported in either sentinel node-negative or -positive patients.
Cases of squamous inclusion cysts with this appearance in the lymph nodes have been reported in the axilla, peripancreatic region and para-aortic nodes.
5-cm circumscribed palpable-nodule in patient status post-mastectomy for extensive papillary DCIS/ axilla Clinical and Radiologic Cytologic Information/Location Diagnosis 2.
Inserting implants through the axilla or armpit is a unique technique that requires advanced surgical skills and can be an excellent choice for women who prefer to avoid visible scars on their breasts.
The joint venture marks the end of Axilla s general manager Kevin Skrada.
Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy is the treatment of choice for the axilla in patients with breast cancer.