axillary lymph nodes


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ax·il·lar·y lymph nodes

[TA]
numerous nodes around the axillary veins that receive the lymphatic drainage from the upper limb, scapular region,and pectoral region (including mammary gland); they drain into the subclavian trunk.

ax·il·lar·y lymph nodes

(ak'si-lār-rē limf nōdz) [TA]
Numerous nodes around the axillary veins that receive the lymphatic drainage from the upper limb, scapular region, and pectoral region (including mammary glands); they drain into the subclavian trunk.
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Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is integral part of modified radical mastectomy and is the preferred treatment of clinically positive or sentinel node biopsy (SNB) positive axillary lymph nodes1,2.
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In the context of early breast cancer, surgery has formed the cornerstone of the staging and treatment of the axillary lymph nodes.
The team say that all 50 women later underwent surgery to remove their cancers and axillary lymph nodes, and tissue biopsies of the lymph nodes revealed that 20 of them had metastatic cancer and 30 of them had cancer that remained localized at the time of surgery.
It showed a left breast mass with two pathological axillary lymph nodes.
We report the case of a 16-year-old girl who presented with epistaxis, fever, submental swelling, and enlargement of multiple cervical and axillary lymph nodes.
The left axillary lymph nodes were still slightly swollen.
Adjuvant chemotherapy also was used later for women in either group who had positive axillary lymph nodes, reported Dr.