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345 Possible Causes for Axillary Mass

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once[…][]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis is a multisystemic disease commonly affecting the lungs. TB presents initially as flu-like symptoms. As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats. Patients also complain of weight loss, malaise, retrosternal pain and weakness. There may[…][]

  • Cystic Lymphangioma

    Palpation revealed a diffuse mass epicentered in the outer quadrants of right breast with extension in to the axillary tail which was not fixed to the underlying chest wall[] These abnormal lymphatic channels then dilate to form aunilocular or multilocular cystic mass. 1 Of all cystic lymphangiomas, 95% occur in the neck and axillary region.[] Focal similar appearance is seen at the contralateral left axillary tail region.[]

  • Lymph Node Metastasis

    Therefore, the multidisciplinary team decided that ‘the patient to be proposed for lumpectomy with axillary lymphadenectomy’ with a PET-TC scan positive only for the mass[] The patient was submitted to lumpectomy on oncoplastic pattern, followed by axillary dissection level II, and was discharged without any complication on the third post-operative[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Breast

    A full inspection and palpation of both breasts is necessary in order to confirm the exact site of the mass, exclude enlargement of axillary lymph nodes, and evaluate the[] Most patients present with a bulky palpable mass with axillary lymphadenopathy.[] Presentation A 46-year-old, non-smoking Moroccan female was diagnosed in 2002 with breast carcinoma, mammography detected a left breast cancer as an heterogeneous solid mass[]

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    This condition may involve all of the cervical glands as well as the axillary glands also.[] The tumors may coalesce and form large unsightly masses, and the suppuration may open channels or sinuses between the glands.[]

  • Lymphoma

    Keywords Lymphoma Axillary Lymph Node Mastitis Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Breast Mass Background Primary lymphoma of the breast (PBL) is a rare disease and all published[] The disease starts in the lymph nodes, although early involvement of the oropharyngeal lymphoid tissue or the bone marrow is common, as is abdominal mass or gastrointestinal[] Despite the breast mass occupied whole the upper and external quadrants of the right breast, it was mobile on the underlying muscular layers.[]

  • Metastasis

    Signs Proptosis Enophthalmos Eyelid swelling Palpable mass Ptosis Patient with metastatic breast carcinoma to the orbit with a diffuse left lower lid mass with ill-defined[] […] examination A complete eye exam, including assessment of ocular motility, orbital palpation, and exophthalmometry, as well as palpation of regional lymph nodes, including axillary[]

  • Epithelial Cyst

    If an infection has caused complications to the cyst the margins of these masses may become ‘shaggy’ and irregular with thickening of the overlying skin.[] Breast cysts with infection are harder to differentiate radiologically Inflammatory fold, axillary and medial areas are common locations for sebaceous cysts.[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    The disease starts in the lymph nodes, although early involvement of the oropharyngeal lymphoid tissue or the bone marrow is common, as is abdominal mass or gastrointestinal[] […] with complaints of vague back or abdominal discomfort." [1] "The most common manifestation is painless enlargement of isolated or generalized lymph nodes of the cervical, axillary[]

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