Armpit lump

Alternative Names

Lump in the armpit; Localized lymphadenopathy – armpit; Axillary lymphadenopathy; Axillary lymph enlargement; Lymph nodes enlargement – axillary; Axillary abscess

Definition of Armpit lump

An armpit lump refers to enlargement of one or more lymph nodes under the arm.

Review

Linda Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/2/2009

Female Breast
Lymphatic system
Swollen lymph nodes under arm

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