Patient as hcv positive delivered a male child 5 days back at home(home delivery) came with c/o of swelling in axillary part with pain other complain.plz suggest what it could be..



Enlarged axillary lymph node Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped glands throughout the body. They are part of the lymph system, which carries fluid (lymph fluid),nutrients, and waste material between the body tissues and the bloodstream. The lymph system is an important part of theimmune system, the body's defense system against disease. The lymph nodes filter lymph fluid as it flows through them, trapping bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances, which are then destroyed by special white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymph nodes may be found singly or in groups. And they may be as small as the head of a pin or as large as an olive. Groups of lymph nodes can be felt in the neck, groin, and underarms. Lymph nodes generally are not tender or painful. Most lymph nodes in the body cannot be felt.

What causes swollen lymph nodes? Lymph nodes often swell in one location when a problem such as an injury, infection, or tumor develops in or near the lymph node. Which lymph nodes are swollen can help identify the problem. The glands on either side of the neck, under the jaw, or behind the ears commonly swell when you have a cold or sore throat. Glands can also swell following an injury, such as a cut or bite, near the gland or when a tumor or infection occurs in the mouth, head, or neck. Glands in the armpit (axillary lymph nodes) may swell from an injury or infection to the arm or hand. A rare cause of axillary swelling may be breast cancer orlymphoma. The lymph nodes in the groin (femoral or inguinal lymph nodes) may swell from an injury or infection in the foot, leg, groin, or genitals. In rare cases, testicular cancer,lymphoma, or melanoma may cause a lump in this area. Glands above the collarbone (supraclavicular lymph nodes) may swell from an infection or tumor in the areas of the lungs, breasts, neck, or abdomen.

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Accessory breast, enlarged in size under influence of prolactin, PRH and oxytocin

Accessory breast enlargement due to pituitary hormones. Lipoma Lymphatic mass USG and FNAC will decide.

Galactocele Accessary Breast Enlarged tail of the breast.

It is an accessory breast

Galactocele... Enlarged axillary lymph node Enlarged axillary tail of Spence..

Duration of this swelling if couple of days galactocoele long duration think of axillary tail or hematoma

It's accessory breast tissue which swells during lactation commonly....It represents the axillary tail of breast anatomically. It should gradually come down. It's sometimes seen in non lactating obese women who for cosmetic purposes might opt for surgical excision.

Abscess of the axillary tail of breast. Investigate blood urine routine and usg needs incision and drainage under GA with post op.antibiotics anti.inflammtory and dressings with betadine eusol.

Axillary tail of breast.

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