axillary abscess


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Related to axillary abscess: hidradenitis suppurativa

axillary abscess

An abscess or multiple abscesses in the axilla, e.g., in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.
See also: abscess
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The mid axillary position of tendon of the latissimocondyloideus muscle should be kept in mind while draining the axillary abscess. The variable origin of the circumflex humeral, subscapular and profunda brachii arteries are not only of clinical importance to orthopaedic and reconstructive surgeons, but also have significant medico-legal implications (Pandey et al., 2004).
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: skin infection presenting as an axillary abscess with cellulites in a college athlete.
Fourteen of the 15 infants were referred for surgery for management of right axillary abscesses or breakdown of nodes (Fig.