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The axilla is the space in the interval marking the junction of the upper arm and the chest wall. It is a key area because many important neurovascular structures pass through it. It is pyramidal in shape.

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Axillary ultrasound imaging found to be inferior for detecting lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Axillary ultrasound imaging found to be inferior for detecting lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Women who undergo axillary node surgery for breast cancer more likely to develop chronic pain

Women who undergo axillary node surgery for breast cancer more likely to develop chronic pain

Liposuction to manage lymphedema? An interview with Professor John Boyages

Liposuction to manage lymphedema? An interview with Professor John Boyages

Pathologic complete response after presurgery chemotherapy increases overall survival for TNBC patients

Pathologic complete response after presurgery chemotherapy increases overall survival for TNBC patients

Innovative microbiome technology may help fight certain infections

Innovative microbiome technology may help fight certain infections

Additional radiation to surrounding lymph nodes provides added benefit to breast cancer patients

Additional radiation to surrounding lymph nodes provides added benefit to breast cancer patients

SAM Junctional Tourniquet gets FDA clearance to control difficult bleeds in the axilla area

SAM Junctional Tourniquet gets FDA clearance to control difficult bleeds in the axilla area

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for early breast cancer: an interview with Prof. Gordon Wishart, Anglia Ruskin University

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for early breast cancer: an interview with Prof. Gordon Wishart, Anglia Ruskin University

Aaxillary lymph node dissection and radiotherapy provide excellent regional control for patients with breast cancer

Aaxillary lymph node dissection and radiotherapy provide excellent regional control for patients with breast cancer

Mastoscopic axillary lymph node dissection can reduce breast cancer complications

Mastoscopic axillary lymph node dissection can reduce breast cancer complications

Breast cancer specialists offer new technology for patients to detect early-stage lymphedema

Breast cancer specialists offer new technology for patients to detect early-stage lymphedema

Study sheds light on quantity of MRSA colonization, relationship between quantities at different sites

Study sheds light on quantity of MRSA colonization, relationship between quantities at different sites

Weightlifting program does not increase risk of lymphedema in breast cancer survivors

Weightlifting program does not increase risk of lymphedema in breast cancer survivors

Clinical study results for patient-specific vaccine therapy to treat metastatic melanoma announced

Clinical study results for patient-specific vaccine therapy to treat metastatic melanoma announced

Exercise helps patients recover shoulder movement after breast cancer surgery

Exercise helps patients recover shoulder movement after breast cancer surgery

Clues to molecular markers on breast tumors that may predict spread of lymph node cancer

Clues to molecular markers on breast tumors that may predict spread of lymph node cancer

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Siemens Healthcare to showcase latest medical imaging technologies at RSNA 2009

Siemens Healthcare to showcase latest medical imaging technologies at RSNA 2009

Acrux reports Phase III trial results evaluating AXIRON for testosterone deficiency

Acrux reports Phase III trial results evaluating AXIRON for testosterone deficiency