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below the clavicle.
subclavian steal syndrome cerebral or brainstem ischemia resulting from diversion of blood flow from the basilar artery to the subclavian artery, in the presence of occlusive disease of the proximal portion of the subclavian artery.


Pertaining to the region beneath the clavicle.


/sub·cla·vic·u·lar/ (sub″klah-vik´u-ler) subclavian.


(sub?kla-vik'u-lar) [L. sub, under, below, + clavicula, little key] Subclavian.
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Uptake by MCL involving the right subclavicular, bilateral axillary, and bilateral inguinal lymph nodes were also noted (Figure 1).
Additionally, there are significant false pN0 rates of 15% to 30% for each of the following reasons[6]: (a) surgical sampling errors at sentinel or full axillary node dissection; (b) pathologic false-negative findings on evaluation with hematoxylin-eosin-stained sections; (c) internal mammary nodal involvement; and (d) involvement of interpectoral, level II, level III, and subclavicular lymph nodes.
A 25-month-old girl with an unremarkable medical history was hospitalized in the pediatric department of Timone Hospital, Marseille, France, due to development of swelling in a right subclavicular lymph node over a 1-month period.