axillary lymphadenopathy

axillary lymphadenopathy

A general term for clinically obviously enlargement of lymph nodes in the axillary region, which is a zone of lymphatic drainage from the arm and breast.

Aetiology axillary lymphoadenopathy
• Benign—cat scratch disease, ascending lymphadenitis, infectious mononucleosis, herpes zoster, HIV, sporotrichosis.
• Malignant—breast cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma.

axillary lymphadenopathy

Clinical medicine A general term for clinically obviously enlargement of lymph nodes in the axillary region, which is a zone of lymphatic drainage from the arm and breast
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2,4-9,12-15,17-20) On occasion, the masses are accompanied by nipple retraction (2 of 19 cases; 11%) (16,20) and axillary lymphadenopathy (4 of 19 cases; 21%).
On clinical examination, there was no cervical or axillary lymphadenopathy or organomegaly.
There appeared no axillary lymphadenopathy The final classification of the mass was considered to be in BIRADS category 4A.
After a 6-week outpatient follow-up, the patient returned with newly developed right axillary lymphadenopathy.
Examination revealed an active, anthropometrically normal, febrile child with axillary lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly.
Clinical examination revealed a hard nodular swelling in the right breast in the subareolar region with retraction of the nipple and skin involvement without palpable axillary lymphadenopathy.
She hadn't experienced any skin changes or axillary lymphadenopathy.
Occult primary breast carcinoma presenting as axillary lymphadenopathy accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancers.
1,2) Higher doses were reported to cause significantly larger skin lesion and axillary lymphadenopathy.
1) soft, non-tender, not attached to overlying skin or underlying muscles with no axillary lymphadenopathy.
5x1 cm and left axillary lymphadenopathy (1x1 cm) were present.
Prevalent metastatic axillary lymphadenopathy from ovarian cancer: A diagnostic pitfall [in French], J Chir (Paris) 2009;146(2):226-7.