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Synonyms for axilla

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

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The first base swab surface sample extracted from axillae of the subject immediately after subject showered using plain soap (no antiperspirants nor antibacterial substances) and hot water showed 100 aerobic bacteria count/inch (2) and 10 yeast-mold-fungi count/inch (2).
Erythrasma most commonly affects the toe clefts, axillae, inframammary areas, and groin (33).
Multiple violaceous, atrophic, vertical linear striae were noted affecting the axillae and proximal arms (Figure 1).
CASE REPORT: A 35-year-old woman presented with reticulate hyperpigmented skin lesions over the face, chest, back, axillae and flexures since 5 years.
Ultrasonogram of the breasts and axillae was conducted, which showed a single discrete lump in both enlarged axillary tails and normal breasts.
[17] In this study women with small breast cancers and clinically negative axillae underwent BCS.
We treated a 47-year-old man who had fibrotic lesions on the left vocal fold and an extensive amount of papillomatous lesions on the mucosa of the lips, tongue, and pharyngeal wall and on the skin of the axillae and buttocks.
A 39-year-old healthy black woman presented with itchy, painful lesions in the bilateral axillae and groin.
The common sites of involvement are neck, axillae, inframammary area, groins and perineum leading to painful fissures.
If the axillae were too high to reach, he recommended using a blunt hook in the axilla to draw forth the impacted child.
Loukas M.et al (11) dissected 100 adult human formalin-fixed cadavers (200 axillae).
The SENTINA trial [28] in Germany is ongoing and has recruited ?atients with clinically node-negative axillae having neoadjuvant chemotherapy to have SLNB before commencement of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and, if negative, to have no further axillary procedure; while those who are SLNB positive proceed, after neoadjuvant chemotherapy, to a further SLNB and axillary dissection.
The combination of Betadine and powder turns blue-black in the presence of sweat glands, and in 20%25% of cases identifies little ectopic foci of the axillae that might be missed if the target area is estimated without the powder dusting.
The Multispecialty Working Group on the Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis issued a consensus recommendation on the diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis (PFH), the excessive sweating that can occur in the axillae, palms, soles, or craniofacial region, Dr.
Lesions present as flaccid bullae, vesicles, or erosions that commonly affect the neck, axillae, and flexures.