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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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Acrux reports Phase III trial results evaluating AXIRON for testosterone deficiency

Acrux reports Phase III trial results evaluating AXIRON for testosterone deficiency

Thyroid cancer patients treated successfully using a new robot-assisted endoscopic technique

Thyroid cancer patients treated successfully using a new robot-assisted endoscopic technique

Study links arm/hand swelling to number of lymph nodes removed during breast cancer surgery

Study links arm/hand swelling to number of lymph nodes removed during breast cancer surgery

Lymphatic vessel and lymph node function are restored with growth factor treatment

Lymphatic vessel and lymph node function are restored with growth factor treatment

Less invasive lymph node biopsy method could spare thousands unnecessary operations

Less invasive lymph node biopsy method could spare thousands unnecessary operations

Antiperspirant-induced breast cancer

Antiperspirant-induced breast cancer

New non-surgical technique that can help doctors determine when breast cancer has invaded the lymph nodes

New non-surgical technique that can help doctors determine when breast cancer has invaded the lymph nodes

Best approach to removing a diseased thyroid may be from under the arm

Best approach to removing a diseased thyroid may be from under the arm