May 10, 2019 · Has anyone ever had a malignant or benign lump in the axillary tail? (Has anyone ever heard of the axillary tail? Lol!)I found one, 2 years after BMX. I had an ultrasound and biopsy yesterday, and hope to have results today or tomorrow. The radiologist told me there is breast tissue in this area that isn't completely removed after mastectomy.
Sep 03, 2013 · Cancerous tumors located in the axillary fossa can be the result of several processes, including occult breast cancer with axillary lymph node metastasis, ectopic breast cancer, axillary tail breast cancer, or metastatic lymphadenopathy originating from non-breast tissue. Management of this lesion is dependent on the etiology.Cited by: 2.
I had a similar surgery on 20th November to get the axillary tail of my breast on the right armpit removed. I am 43 and have this since 18yrs now when my first daughter was born. I was told this is the breast tissue and it can come back during my pregnancy hence I delayed this until I was over with my babies.
The tail of Spence (Spence's tail, axillary process, axillary tail) is an extension of the tissue of the breast that extends into the axilla. It is actually an extension of the upper lateral quadrant of the breast. It passes into the axilla through an opening in the deep fascia called foramen of Langer.FMA: 58072.