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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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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND For patients with breast cancer and metastases in the sentinel nodes, axillary dissection has been standard treatment… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
IMPORTANCE Sentinel lymph node (SLN) surgery provides reliable nodal staging information with less morbidity than axillary lymph… Expand
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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
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background. Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is the current standard of care for breast cancer patients with sentinel lymph… 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
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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
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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
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