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Axilla

Known as: Underarm, Fossa axillaris, Regio axillaris 
Area of the human body underneath the SHOULDER JOINT, also known as the armpit or underarm.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND If treatment of the axilla is indicated in patients with breast cancer who have a positive sentinel node, axillary… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND Postmastectomy radiotherapy was shown in previous meta-analyses to reduce the risks of both recurrence and breast… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Lymphatic mapping with sentinel lymph node biopsy has the potential for reducing the morbidity associated with breast carcinoma… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node biopsy in women with operable breast cancer is routinely used in some countries for staging the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Pilot studies indicate that probe-guided resection of radioactive sentinel nodes (the first nodes that receive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Pheromones are airborne chemical signals that are released by an individual into the environment and which affect the physiology… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Axillary lymph-node dissection is an important staging procedure in the surgical treatment of breast cancer. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Triclosan (2,4,4'-trichloro-2'-hydroxydiphenyl ether) is a nonionic, broad spectrum, antimicrobial agent that, because of its… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Background. The relationships among the involvement of tumor at the final margins of resection, the presence of an extensive… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The axillary microflora of 229 subjects was characterized quantitatively and the results correlated with whether the odor was… Expand