axillary node


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Noun1.axillary node - any of the lymph glands of the armpitaxillary node - any of the lymph glands of the armpit; fights infections in the neck and chest and arm regions
lymph gland, lymph node, node - the source of lymph and lymphocytes
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2,5) MRI is also useful in the evaluation of axillary node asymmetry, which may indicate nodal involvement.
Also, chronic lymphedema (Stewart-Treves syndrome), most commonly following after breast cancer treatment with axillary node dissection, increases the risk of angiosarcomas.
Cervical node enlargement was seen in 112 cases (%), supraclavicular node enlargement was in 25 cases (%), 20 cases were axillary node enlargement (5 cases both axillary node enlargement), 12 cases had inguinal node enlargement and occipital node enlargement was in 5 cases.
The traditional approach has been that anyone with treatable breast cancer and a positive axillary node should have an ALND.
Extracapsular axillary node extension in patients receiving adjuvant systemic therapy: an indication for radiotherapy?
Axillary node dissection no longer standard of care.
She had a right mastectomy and right axillary node dissection.
More than 90% of the women who had undergone axillary node dissection avoided blood draws, intravenous lines, and blood pressure measurements on the involved side--with more than 70% in the sentinel node biopsy group avoiding blood pressure measurements on the involved side, and almost 90% avoiding intravenous lines.
An excisional biopsy of the left axillary node identified a moderately differentiated metastatic adenocarcinoma (figure 1, B).
Occult axillary node metastases in breast cancer are prognostically significant: Results in 368 node-negative patients with 20- year follow-up.
Roberge is known nationally for her work in physical therapy for patients who have undergone axillary node dissection and/or treatment for breast cancer.
Until recently, clinical practice guidelines advised complete axillary node dissection--removal of all 20-30 axillary nodes--if a woman's sentinel node biopsy was positive.