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There have been numerous descriptions of muscular variations in the axillary region, in the axillary fossa or in the walls that form it, including Langer's axillary arch which is a muscle-fascial arch that originates in the lateral edge of the latissimus dorsi muscle and passes in front of the axillary vessels and nerves to join the fascia of the coracobrachialis muscle (Ortiz et al., 2009; Stanching, 2016).
There are 3 options in patients with metastasis on SLNB including follow-up, complementary axillary dissection and radiotherapy focused on the axillary region (1, 5-7).
Metastatic adenocarcinoma was the most common malignant lesion in the axillary region, most often the primary was from infiltrating ductal carcinoma of breast.
It should be considered that in malign cases, tuberculous lymphadenitis may rarely be observed in the axillary region without any involvement in other organs, and it cannot be ruled out by radiological-metabolic evaluation.
A 68-year-old female patient with anamnesis of breast lesion identified previously, which was diagnosed as malignant, visited our hospital and left mastectomy and additional SLN excision was planned.The patient had palpable left breast tumor without palpable lymph node in the axillary region (clinically N0).
Caption: FIGURE 2: Patient photos of the axillary region and the gluteal and genitofemoral region 6 months after treatment with secukinumab showing clearance of most inflammatory lesions.
[1] Although the cord is visible in the axillary region, it can be neglected, if the patient is not undressed during the physical examination.
Following preparation of the skin, the axillary region nerve roots and branches and vascular structures were observed by examination with a high-frequency ultrasound probe.
Second, the VATS approach through small skin incisions in the axillary region, which naturally improve cosmesis, did not require elevation of the scapula with extensive muscle dissection and rib resection.
The frequency of lymphangiomas are 75% in head and neck, 20% in axillary region and 5% in other less common sites.
A skin biopsy of the left axillary region lesion showed epidermal atrophy.
Primary hydatid cyst of the axillary region: a case report.