axillary fossa

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Synonyms for axillary fossa

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

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Fourth, the axial artery pierces the condensed nervous tissue within future axillary fossa on day 37.
During the postoperative period, pressure dressings on the axillary fossa and flap region were used during the first 5 days.
One of the right axillary fossa lymph nodes was removed, and a pathological examination revealed reactive proliferation of the lymphatic follicle and hyalinized prominent vessels.
Also pathological lymph nodes, largest one was 3 cm in size were observed in right axillary fossa (Figure-2).
The presence of supernumerary muscle at axillary fossa can make the access to the fossa and their content difficult.